Minnesota prosecutors have decided Amir Locke’s death was justified—and they're declining to file charges against the officer who shot him.
Brett Hankison, the only officer to face charges for his role in the deadly raid, apologized to Taylor’s family on the stand Wednesday.
The young athlete’s actions are just the latest example of the widespread demands for justice in the police shooting of Amir Locke.
Locke, 22, was a delivery driver and an aspiring musician. His family is calling his death an “execution.”
Don Clark Sr. was 63 when he was killed by police.
The 2019 incident in Houston kicked off an investigation leading to murder charges and the discovery of an elaborate scheme to steal overtime pay.
Nine months after the deadly raid on Taylor's apartment, the Louisville Metro Police Department plans to fire the officer who fired the fatal shot.
They each face up to five years in prison.
Senate Bill 45 would require police to show probable cause that there is imminent potential for life endangerment or destruction of evidence if they knocked and declared their presence at a suspect's door.