Illinois, New Jersey, and North Dakota already require their state officers to complete at least two years of college or some kind of equivalent before they enter the force.
The Special Investigative Unit declined to confirm whether the father was armed at the time of the police shooting.
District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who ran on a progressive platform, announced the charges.
“Why didn’t they use a Taser?” his father said. “His mother was trying to defuse the situation.”
Jonathan Price asked the cop if he was "doing good," and apologized for the broken glass around him, according to a probable cause affidavit.
VICE News' 22-minute documentary, largely comprised of never-before-seen footage, provides a much more complete sense of what happened.
The ACLU of Pennsylvania had decried the original bond amount as a likely warning to other protesters.
Kenosha, Wisconsin gears up for a second night of protests after the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Even with lockdowns and an overall decline in crime, the numbers for first-half 2020 are about the same as they were in 2018 and 2019.
This City Elected a Mostly Black and Brown Government After a Police Shooting. Can They Overhaul a System Built on Segregation?
In Charlotte, North Carolina, segregation is so ingrained you can see it from the sky.
“A murder charge and an arrest is a good start — it’s more than we are used to seeing,” said civil rights lawyer S. Lee Merritt.
“Had the officer not resigned, I would have fired him,” said Fort Worth Police Chief Edwin Kraus on Monday.