One Of The Cops Involved With Killing Breonna Taylor To be FIRED.

The Louisville Courier-Journal is reporting today that one of the police officers involved in the Breonna Taylor killing will be terminated. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Mayor Greg Fischer announced Friday that Louisville Metro Police is initiating termination of Officer Brett Hankison, one of three LMPD officers to fire weapons on March 13 at Breonna Taylor's apartment, killing…

Modern Day Vigilantes: Stop And ‘Risk’

The evolution of change is usually the result of slow transformation; the wheel led to wagons; the wagons led to cars, cars led to rockets and rockets led to video games.  The announcement of Michael Bloomberg into the race for the Democratic nomination for President will inevitably stir some issues in the African American community…

Shot and killed in the line of duty: racial demographics

First and foremost, what this diary isn't: it isn't a discussion of the demographics of people shot and killed by the police. I'd love to present that data. But so would plenty of other people. There's no central reporting of who cops shoot or even kill, nor anything like a reliable third-party repository of that…