Crime

Secoriea Turner was shot and killed in Atlanta on July 4, 2020

Atlanta Threatened with $16M Lawsuit in Death of Secoriea Turner

The City of Atlanta is being warned: settle with the family of Secoriea Turner or be sued for $16 million.
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Director Spike lee paid homage to his friend Thomas Byrd on Instagram

$10K Reward Offered in Death of Actor Thomas Byrd

A $10K reward is announced by police in Atlanta for information leading to an arrest for the murder of well-known actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd. Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or they can report a tip online .
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Vincent Truitt (r) is seen in a photo with his grandmother

Medical Examiner: Teen Shot by Cobb Cop was a Homicide

Attorneys for the family of Vincent Truitt are detailing what they learned during a private meeting with GBI Director Vic Reynolds. The Cobb County Medical Examiner’s office has ruled Truitt’s death was a homicide.
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City of South Fulton Police Chief Keith Meadows says his department has nothing to hide as new reforms are adopted

South Fulton Moves to Prevent Police Involved Shootings

In an effort to prevent police involved shootings, the City of South Fulton has adopted guidelines that include transparency, more accountability, and de-escalation training. South Fulton became a city in 2017.
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FRANKFORT, KY - SEPTEMBER 23: Kentucky AG Makes Announcement On Charges In Breonna Taylor's Death

Kentucky Att Gen Described as 'Black Man Absent of Black Sensibilities'

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron says he “followed the facts” in determining that no officers will be charged directly in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. And, whereas many might think that because Cameron is black “there’s something legitimate” about the decision, University of...
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Atlanta police say an officer shot an armed man Monday evening

Another APD Involved Shooting Death

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into the shooting death of a man who Atlanta police say was armed.
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Roderick Walker is photographed in jail following confrontation with deputies in Clayton County

Attorney: Bogus Stops, Beatings Not New in Clayton County

Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill is described in reports as acting swiftly when he fired one of his deputies seen in a viral video punching a man. But, Attorney Shean Williams says Hill’s office has multiple complaints of bogus traffic stops, beatings, and humiliations of citizens.
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A vigil for Julian Lewis was held after his death in Sylvania GA

Caravan to Protest Trooper Killing of Julian Lewis

Atlanta will be among the starting points, as a Justice Caravan heads to Sylvania, Georgia Saturday.
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Screenshot from video of Roderick Walker and Clayton County GA deputies

Clayco Deputy Fired in Roderick Walker Beating

Georgia NAACP Vice President Gerald Griggs confirms that a Clayton County Georgia Deputy seen in video punching a man has been fired.
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Clayton County Deputy On Leave After Arrest Videos Shows Excessive Force

A Clayton County deputy is on administrative leave without pay after videos surfaced online, showing the Deputy make an arrest using excessive physical force on a man. In a statement from the Sheriff's department, Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill states that he launched an internal investigation...
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