While our attention has been focused on the shooting death of Botham Jean at the hands of Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, another important piece of news has slipped relatively under the radar. Sacramento’s mayor said earlier this week that the investigation into the shooting death of Stephon Clark was nearing…
It has been nearly six months since two Sacramento police officers shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark as he stood in the backyard of his grandmother’s home. The SPD’s internal investigation of the shooting is still ongoing, as is the investigation being led by the California State Attorney General. Both…
Sacramento police officers have a new foot chase policy as of late last month, and it is reportedly in response to the shooting death of Stephon Clark five months ago.
One of the officers who fired 10 shots each at Stephon Clark, ultimately killing the young father, was greeted by Black Lives Matter protesters on his wedding day. It may be easy for the unidentified officer to move on with his life, get married, start a family—opportunities that have now been robbed of Clark—but…
It has been nearly two months since 22-year-old Stephon Clark was shot to death in his grandparents’ backyard by Sacramento, Calif., police officers on March 18, and Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert has yet to make a decision as to whether or not she will press charges against the two officers who…
On Tuesday afternoon, police released the Sacramento County, Calif., coroner’s official report from the autopsy on 22-year-old Stephon Clark, who was shot by police in his grandmother’s backyard March 18.
Following his arrest Thursday in Sacramento, Calif., on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and making death threats, Stevante Clark was officially charged with misdemeanor assault and vandalism on Monday.
Stevante Clark, the older brother of Stephon Clark, the unarmed man shot and killed by Sacramento, Calif., police, was arrested in that city Thursday on charges of suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and making death threats.
New footage from the police killing of Stephon Clark shows Sacramento, Calif., cops waited more than five minutes to help Clark after shooting him in his grandmother’s backyard.
Stevante Clark, younger brother of Stephon Clark, the young man killed by Sacramento, Calif., police, recently revealed that he has sought mental health help in the wake of his brother’s untimely and unjust death.
As more people look to the Los Angeles Police Department to change its use-of-force policy, a throng of police chiefs in Northern California came together on Monday to denounce proposed legislation that would raise the standard for legal review of such action—after the fact.
A Sacramento, Calif., man will probably not be as quick to call 911 in the future, given his knowledge that his call on March 18 led up to the shooting death of Stephon Clark.
The death of Stephon Clark does what many black men’s deaths at the hands of police do: rally the troops to protest why, for some strange reason, black lives seemingly don’t matter. There’s no way for us to think otherwise when Clark was shot down in less than seven seconds in his grandmother’s backyard.
The Sacramento, Calif., chapter of Black Lives Matter wants the two police officers who shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark on March 18 to be fired and criminally charged. To that end, its members have been demonstrating outside the office of Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert.
As journalists, we are taught that it is our job to deliver news and information objectively. Opinions are saved for editorials and commentary pieces. We have to look at the story and tell it without bias.
A California nurse who was fired from her job after saying that “stupid” Stephon Clark “deserved” to be shot and killed in his grandparents’ backyard has raised more than $20,000 to help her pay her bills.
Police departments across the nation have long been under scrutiny for officer-involved shootings, particularly of unarmed African Americans, and law enforcement officers in Sacramento, Calif., are no exception.
During a press conference Monday that was broadcast live via the department’s Facebook page, Sacramento County, Calif., Sheriff Scott Jones addressed the deputy-involved hit-and-run accident that left activist Wanda Cleveland, 61, injured Saturday night.
Updated Saturday, March 31, 2018, 9 p.m. EDT: Hours before a Sacramento Kings vs. Golden State Warriors game on Saturday, former King Matt Barnes held a rally “for unity and action” around the March 18 police execution of 22-year-old Stephon Clark.