The family of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, the Australian woman who was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer after calling in a suspected crime near her home, is suing the city, the officers involved and the current and former police chiefs for violating her civil rights.
A Minneapolis police officer turned himself in to authorities Tuesday after being charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting death of an Australian native who was living in the city.
A display honoring a woman killed by a Minneapolis cop was removed by police when authorities discovered that a white supremacist organization had created the tribute and placed it outside the city’s police headquarters.
With an official state probe into the death of Justine Damond at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer completed, Minnesota prosecutors will now determine whether to bring charges against the officer who shot and killed the 40-year-old woman this past summer.
Justine Damond’s shooting death is continuing to cause widespread changes in the Minneapolis Police Department, with officials now saying that officers will be required to turn on their body cameras when responding to all calls, initiating traffic stops or taking other actions.
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One of the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting death of Justine Damond (who was also known by her birth name, Justine Ruszczyk) told investigators in an interview last week that he was startled by a “loud sound” near the squad car just before the fatal shooting.
The people have spoken and continue to speak in new and innovative ways. At least two illegal street signs with the message, “Warning: Twin Cities police easily startled,” were posted Sunday in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., showing an international symbol for a police officer shooting his weapon in random and…
Fuck you. Fuck your humanity. Fuck your children. Fuck your life.
Minneapolis Chief of Police Janeé Harteau resigned Friday after careful reflection on the comments of Minneapolis city officials who told her, in so many words, “We’re gonna fire your ass.”
Those who want to blame every single black person who has ever been shot by police for their own death have finally gotten their perfect victim: a white woman named Justine Damond. A lawyer representing the family of the Australian native who was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer said Thursday that…
Updated Monday, July 17, 2017, 2:20 p.m. EDT: Well, that didn’t take long at all. The Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed a 40-year-old Australian native in an alley behind her home Saturday night after she called 911 to report a disturbance has been identified—with pictures and everything.