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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 […]

iStock/NadejdaReidBy: EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) — When a Pennsylvania police officer crashed his patrol car on the way to a call, a bystander stepped in to save him, authorities said. The fiery, two-car accident took place on Sunday in Uniontown, about 45 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Robert Broadwater told […]

SeanPavonePhoto/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (RICHMOND, Va.) — Police in Virginia’s capital declared an unlawful assembly on Sunday night as anti-racism protesters tried to tear down a Confederate-era monument. The Richmond Police Department announced the unlawful assembly declaration on Twitter, urging people to “leave the area.” The department later tweeted that an unlawful assembly was […]

Kuzma/iStock(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — The police officer who shot and killed Cameron Lamb in Missouri last year was charged with manslaughter Thursday. The news came just days after his family met with President Donald Trump to talk about racial inequality and police reform. A Jackson County grand jury indicted former Kansas City police officer Eric […]

MCCAIG/iStockBy IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) — The family of Robert Fuller, the man who was found hanging in a California park last week, said police killed Fuller’s half-brother during a shootout after a traffic stop on Wednesday. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies in Kern County shot and killed Terron Jammal Boone, according to […]

amphotora/iStockBy EMILY SHAPIRO and  STEPHANIE WASH, ABC News (ATLANTA) — Former Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe, accused of felony murder in the shooting of Rayshard Brooks, has turned himself in. Officer Devin Brosnan, who is also facing charges, arrived at the Fulton County jail shortly before 11 a.m. ET Thursday. The officers were told to […]

WSB(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) — BY: BILL HUTCHINSON Two Memphis rappers spoke out Thursday about arriving in Atlanta to follow their musical dreams only to witness a white police officer gun down a black man in front of them within hours of arriving in the city. Mike Perkins and Melvin Evans said they traveled to Atlanta to […]

ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) — BY: ELLA TORRES A Philadelphia woman was arrested and charged after she allegedly set two police vehicles on fire during protests over the death of George Floyd. The FBI managed to track down the women, identified by police as Lore-Elisabeth Blumenthal, 33, through purchases she made on Etsy and her LinkedIn profile. […]

traveler1116/iStockBy CHRISTINA CARREGA, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — A week after the Los Angeles Police Department launched investigations into 56 misconduct complaints that occurred during recent anti-police brutality protests, 10 officers were placed on desk duty, officials said. Police said that 56 complaints were reported as of June 10 and resulted in seven officers being […]

Stewart Trial AttorneysBy BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (ATLANTA) — The fired Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in the parking lot of a Wendy’s restaurant violated at least seven police department policies governing the use of force, including kicking the victim after allegedly shooting him in the back and failing to immediately administer […]