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Former Police Officer Who Murdered Veteran Walter Scott Sentenced to 19-24 Years in Prison

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The former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager who killed unarmed black veteran, Walter Scott, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison. On Thursday (Dec 6), US District Court Judge David Norton made his decision after hearing victim impact statements from Scott’s relatives, stating the “appropriate underlying offense” for Slager, who is white, was […]

Former Police Officer Pleads Guilty To The Killing Of Walter Scott

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A white former police officer whose killing of an unarmed black man running from a traffic stop was captured on video has pled guilty to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for 20 years. The plea from Michael Slager, 35, came five months after a jury deadlocked on state murder charges […]

Cop Denied Bond in Killing of Walter Scott

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A Judge has denied bond for the officer accused of shooting and killing an unarmed African American man. Ex South Carolina cop, Michael Slanger was denied bond in the April shooting death of Walter Scott. After the shooting of Scott, Slanger  told investigators that Scott had tried to take his taser off while doing a […]

South Carolina Officer Is Charged With Murder Of Walter Scott

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South Carolina Officer Micheal Slager is charged in the death of Walter Scott A grand jury has indicted Officer Michael Slager for the shooting death of Walter Scott. Solicitor Scarlett Wilson announced that the grand jury returned the murder indictment against Slager, during a news conference Monday morning. Wilson faces up to 30 years to […]

Texas Bill To Prohibit Filming Of The Police Is Dropped

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A Texas Senate rep recants his bill seeking to eliminate the right of citizens to film police while on duty Less than a week after a South Carolina police officer was filmed shooting and killing an unarmed Black man, Texas State Rep. Jason Villalba (R) announced that he would not seek to bring his bill […]