Louisville police have taken steps that could result in the firing of two officers connected to Breonna Taylor's death — the one who sought the no-knock search warrant that led detectives to her apartment and another found to have opened…
By Associated Press
"Breonna's Law" is the first such law enacted by a state since Taylor was killed in March. Two other states — Oregon and Florida — already had similar bans.
By Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
Taylor's death sparked months of protests in Louisville and calls nationwide for the officers to be criminally charged.
By Dylan Lovan, Associated Press
House Democrats are set to pass a comprehensive police reform bill. Led by the Congressional Black Caucus, the measure would create a ban on some police practices, such as chokeholds and the use of no-knock warrants in federal drug cases.
Senate Republicans introduced their police reform bill Wednesday. Called the Justice Act, it includes grants for body cameras and incentives for police departments to ban chokeholds. It also increases disclosure requirements for no-knock warrants and the use of force. Yamiche…
Before the killings of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta and George Floyd in Minneapolis, another major city was angered by the death of a black American at the hands of police. Breonna Taylor was fatally shot in her own apartment in…
By Courtney Vinopal
The Congressional Black Caucus will hold a forum on police accountability June 11 amid growing calls to reform policing systems throughout the United States.
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