Friday, June 18, 2021

Police

Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings was the weekly meeting highlight of the Frayser Exchange Club Foundation Thursday afternoon at Impact Church. “I doubt if I will get to my notes today,” he said. “I wasn’t expecting to go in...
Victim Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown, left, answers questions from Assistant District Attorney LaQuita Long, right, while pointing to a map of the South Side Flats where he lives, while testifying during the murder trial of former Dallas Police...
By JAKE BLEIBERG, Associated Press DALLAS — A white Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing her black neighbor in his apartment, which she said she mistook for her own unit one floor below. Amber...
By Jake Bleiberg —  DALLAS — The same jury that convicted a white Dallas police officer in the fatal shooting of her black neighbor returns to court Wednesday to consider her sentence — a penalty that could be anywhere from...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwl4St9Nj6Q By TOM HAYS and MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of the black...
  Just this year, there have been at least 32 confirmed cases of interstate/highway shootings in Memphis & Shelby County - with a possible 33rd happening just as law enforcement announced a relaunch of “Operation: Grizzly Bear” Wednesday morning. The Memphis...
Tennessee State Rep. Antonio Parkinson (D-Memphis) recalled the grim day that he witnessed violence outside of his apartment as a 4-year-old growing up in Los Angeles. “I remember seeing a man lying outside on the steps, and he was bleeding...
By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Police enforced a tense calm on Thursday in a Memphis neighborhood where 25 officers were injured by a rock-throwing crowd following a black man's shooting death by U.S. marshals on a fugitive...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Delucca “Lucca” Rolle, the 15-year-old high school student who was punched and had his head slammed against the concrete by law enforcement officers last month, joined his attorney and several prominent civil rights...
Using a Facebook post headlined "KEEPING YOU INFORMED," the Memphis Police Department has announced that an officer who shot and wounded a driver last year has resigned, and three others have been given unpaid suspensions. According to MPD, 26-year-old Jamarcus Jeames...