White House Backs Use of Body Cameras by Police Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.
Local Police Departments Consider Body Cameras As Officer Scrutiny IncreasesIt has been a scene of violence and turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri these past few weeks, as witness and police accounts of what happened the night an unarmed 18-year-old died at the hands of a police officer continue to differ.
No Charges To Be Filed Against Officers Involved in Capitol Car Chase, ShootingNo charges will be filed against the U.S. Secret Service members and Capitol Police officers involved in the D.C. car chase that ended in a woman's death in October, the local U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Lawyer: Autopsy Shows Woman Killed After Capitol Hill Chase Shot 5 Times The attorney for the family of a woman killed by police on Capitol Hill says her autopsy shows she was shot multiple times from behind, including a shot to the back of the head.
Family of Woman Who Led Cops on Capitol Car Chase Suing PoliceThe family of Miriam Carey, the woman who was killed after ramming White House barricades and leading authorities on a chase to the U.S. Capitol in October, plans to sue the Secret Service, the U.S. Capitol Police and the United States of America.
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Lawyer for Conn. Woman Shot Near Capitol Seeks US Probe A lawyer for a Connecticut woman killed by police after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol is requesting a Justice Department investigation.
Lawyer for Conn. Woman Shot After D.C. Chase Seeks Probe A lawyer for a Connecticut woman killed by police after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol is requesting a Justice Department investigation.
Police: Conn. Woman In Chase Had Obama Delusions A woman who was shot to death after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol this month had been under delusions that government cameras kept her under constant surveillance, and her boyfriend contacted police several times to express concerns about the safety of their daughter, according to records released Thursday.
Boyfriend of Woman Killed in Chase From White House to Capitol Expressed ConcernsThe boyfriend of the woman who was shot to death after a car chase outside the U.S. Capitol earlier this month called police several times last year to express concern about her emotional stability and the safety of their infant daughter.
Funeral Held for Woman Killed By Police During Chase On Capitol HillAbout 90 mourners in Brooklyn have paid their respects to a young woman killed by police in Washington after she tried to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier.
Funeral Held for Woman Killed in D.C. Car Chase The family of a Connecticut woman who was shot to death by police after trying to ram her vehicle through a White House barrier will hold a funeral for her in Brooklyn.