Mainly White-dominated juries have decided police-involved shootings since August 2014. Whites tend to give law enforcement the benefit of any doubt.
"After we looked at the evidence and read the laws, and looked at the things that were presented to us by the judge, we had to come to find out that he didn't do anything malicious," the foreman said.
Michael Slager testified in his own defense on Tuesday, getting grilled by prosecutors in the high-profile murder trial in the death of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man who was shot five times.
Micheal Slager, the ex-cop who shot Walter Scott, asks the court to drop his murder charge. The defense team cites double-jeopardy.
A federal grand jury on Wednesday handed up a three-count indictment against former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager in the fatal shooting of Walter Scott on April 4, 2015, according to a statement from Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division, and U. S. Attorney Bill Nettles of the District of South […]
Hanahan Police Department are investigating whether an arsonist set fire to the home of Michael Slager, the cop who killed Walter Scott.
With so many stories of African-Americans being abused by local law enforcement, shot by police, beaten by police and killed by police, it would seem…
As a result of civilians using their mobile devices to record encounters with local law enforcement many police officers across the country are angry and…