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St. Louis Police DepartmentBy MARC NATHANSON, ABC News (ST. LOUIS. Mo.) — A St. Louis police officer who was shot while responding to a call Saturday has died, marking the latest round of summer violence in the Gateway City. Officer Tamarris Bohannon suffered a head wound when he was shot while responding to a late-afternoon […]

Hennepin County Jail BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS     (MINNEAPOLIS) — A defense attorney for the fired Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in connection with the death of George Floyd is asking a judge to drop all charges, arguing the 46-year-old man’s death was allegedly from a drug overdose and not caused by the […]

Jefferson County, MS Sheriff’s Office via FacebookBY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Mississippi Highway Patrol officer while he was moonlighting as a postal worker. Lt. Troy Morris, 58, was working his second job for the USPS and driving a postal truck […]

Kuzma/iStockBy STEPHANIE EBBS, ABC News (ATLANTA) — The former Atlanta police officer charged with the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks in a Wendy’s parking lot in June could be facing imprisonment for allegedly violating the conditions of his bond agreement. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard filed a motion Tuesday to revoke former officer Garrett […]

Marilyn Nieves/iStockBy MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (SAINT LOUIS COUNTY, Mo.) — The former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown six years ago in Ferguson, Missouri, will not be criminally charged, the St. Louis County prosecutor said Thursday. “This is one of the most difficult things I have had to do as an elected official,” […]

Courtesy Emily RuttBY: ELLA TORRES (PHILADELPHIA) — A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with three counts of simple assault after video purportedly showed him spraying peaceful, kneeling protesters with pepper spray during protests against police brutality, officials said. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner announced the charges against Officer Richard Nicoletti, 35, on Wednesday. Nicoletti […]

Kali9/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC NEWS (TOLEDO, Ohio) — A Toledo police officer is dead after being shot in the chest while responding to a 911 call of an intoxicated person in a Home Depot parking lot overnight. Witnesses, according to Toledo Police Chief George Krahl, said that the suspect was walking away from officer Anthony […]

kuzma/iStockBy CHRISTINA CARREGA and AARON KATERSKY (NEW YORK) — A New York City police officer with a history of excessive force accusations turned himself in on Thursday, four days after he allegedly was seen on video using a recently banned chokehold on a suspect. David Afanador faces up to seven years in prison on charges […]

Breonna Taylor FamilyBy ROSA SANCHEZ, ABC News (LOUISVILLE, Ky.) — One of the three police officers involved in the death of Breonna Taylor has been terminated from the force. Brett Hankison was fired from the Louisville Metro Police Department on Tuesday, more than three months after Taylor’s death. Taylor, a 26-year-old African American emergency room […]

Fulton County Sheriff’s OfficeBy STEPHANIE WASH and ALONDRA VALLE, ABC News (ATLANTA) — An attorney for former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe is questioning Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard Jr.’s decision to charge his client in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks before the Georgia Bureau of Investigations could finish its investigation. In […]