Sacramento police waited to call for help after shooting Stephon Clark because they thought he was "pretending"
"Let's have the next unit get, just bring a non-lethal in case he's pretending," one officer said.
California police fired what sounded like as many as 30 bullets at Diante Yarber's car.
The department wants every officer to verbalize their reasons before even touching the button.
Police in California are pushing back on a new bill that could be a game changer for how officers are treated under the law when they kill civilians.
The shooting comes after the fewest NYPD shootings ever last year.
"Unfortunately, in many protests that have developed to this scope, there are professional protesters and professional instigators that infiltrate the protest for their own purposes," Sheriff Scott Jones said.
Clark’s family hired their own medical examiner to perform a second autopsy after expressing skepticism over the conclusions drawn by the county.
The two white police officers from Baton Rouge who fatally shot the black man won’t face charges.
The officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave.
Police thought he had a gun. But he was only carrying a cell phone.
Police can’t keep their story straight about the unarmed black man they shot and killed in Sacramento
Police thought he had a gun. Then they said he had a toolbar. But he was only carrying a cell phone.
Police said Scout Schultz was brandishing a knife when they were killed in a standoff with officers on Georgia Tech's campus Saturday night.