Mar 7, 2016
Fault Lines Links – Cop Charged With Murder In Daniel Shaver Death
Mar. 7, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Welcome to Monday. Here’s what you need to know.
- Arizona Officer Philip Mitchell Brailsford has been charged with murder in the shooting death of unarmed father of two Daniel Shaver in January. Officer Brailsford shot and killed Shaver while he was on his knees in the process of surrendering.
- Silence and inaction over the John Geer police shooting case is being questioned. Former Fairfax, VA police officer Adam Torres is indicted on a second degree murder charge in the death of unarmed John Geer in 2013.
- The investigation into the Austin police shooting of unarmed, naked 17-year old David Joseph has been completed and will be presented on Monday. Joseph was shot by Officer Geoffrey Freeman last month after the teen allegedly charged at him and made him fear for his life.
- A report compiled by activist group No Boundaries Coalition was released and alleges 57 incidents of police misconduct in West Baltimore. The report was released to coincide with Senate hearings on a bill to restore accountability to policing.