How police justify shootings: The 1974 killing of an unarmed teen set a standard

After Edward Garner, 15, was shot dead by police in Memphis, Tennessee, the Supreme Court established that police cannot shoot fleeing suspects unless they pose immediate danger.
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See also Graham HERE

Newly Elected SF DA Boudin Withdraws Charges Against Cop Attack Suspect – NBC Bay Area

Charges dropped against the man who attacked police with a glass bottle. WOW?!

San Francisco’s new district attorney Chesa Boudin has withdrawn charges against a man accused of attacking two police officers in the Mission District in December, a move that has drawn harsh criticism from the head of the police union.
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Herman Goldstein: 1931-2020 – Improving Police

Professor Herman Goldstein died early this morning at Meriter Hospital surrounded by his family. It is a great loss to those of us who worked with and followed him over the years. The following is a eulogy for him — a most dear friend. Herman Goldstein Prof. Herman Goldstein Herman Goldstein was my mentor, colleague…
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