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Fatal Police Shooting of Unarmed British Man Sparks Criticism from Officers

Following the killing of Sean Fitzgerald at the beginning of January, VICE spoke to current and former police officers about the police's use of firearms in the UK.
Mattha Busby
1.14.19
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Supreme Court rejects appeal of former Toronto cop who shot teen on a streetcar

Former Toronto police officer James Forcillo was convicted of attempted murder in the killing of 18-year-old Sammy Yatim on an empty streetcar.
Rachel Browne
12.6.18
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Jason Van Dyke, cop who shot Laquan McDonald 16 times in Chicago, found guilty of murder

Each count represented one of the 16 bullets the officer fired at the black teenager.
Tess Owen
10.5.18
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Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Offers Class on 'Surviving the Aftermath'

Officer Betty Shelby says her class is all about helping other cops who are "victimized by anti-police groups and tried in the court of public opinion."
Drew Schwartz
8.28.18
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California cops kill black man after firing dozens of bullets at his car in Walmart parking lot

California police fired what sounded like as many as 30 bullets at Diante Yarber's car.
Alex Lubben
4.17.18
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NYPD shot and killed bipolar black man after mistaking metal pipe for gun

The shooting comes after the fewest NYPD shootings ever last year.
Tess Owen
4.5.18
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Police shot Stephon Clark in the back 7 times, independent autopsy reveals

Clark’s family hired their own medical examiner to perform a second autopsy after expressing skepticism over the conclusions drawn by the county.
Tess Owen
3.31.18
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White House says looking into Stephon Clark’s death isn’t its job

"Certainly a terrible incident," Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. “This is something that is a local matter."
Tess Owen
3.29.18
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The cops who shot and killed Alton Sterling aren't being charged

The two white police officers from Baton Rouge who fatally shot the black man won’t face charges.
Tess Owen
3.27.18
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Sacramento police can't explain why officers muted their body cameras after killing unarmed black man

Stephon Clark, 22, was in his grandmother’s backyard on March 18 when two Sacramento police officers shot at him 20 times.
Christianna Silva
3.27.18
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POLICE MUTED THEIR BODY CAMERAS AFTER FATALLY SHOOTING UNARMED BLACK MAN

Police thought he had a gun. But he was only carrying a cell phone.
Christianna Silva
3.22.18
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Chicago cops killed a mentally ill teen — and then the city tried to sue his family

At first, the city of Chicago tried to blame the LeGrier family for Jones’ death.
Tess Owen
12.15.17
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