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Thu Sep 24, 2020, 01:22 AM

Breonna Taylor Deal Promises Reform Police Said They Did Years Ago

Source: Newsy-KYCIR

Breonna Taylor Deal Promises Reform Police Said They Did Years Ago

A Newsy-KYCIR investigation found that Louisville Metro Police repeatedly reported using a tool to flag officer behavior, but never implemented it.

As part of its historic, $12 million settlement with the family of Breonna Taylor, Louisville has agreed to implement several major police reforms, including creating an early warning system to identify officer behavioral trends to prevent misconduct.

This is not the first time the city has made such a promise. In the wake of police shootings and as a response to critical audits, the Louisville Metro Police Department has frequently asserted that it already has such a system, or is on the cusp of implementing one.

The current LMPD policy manual says it is actively using such a system. But itís not, a joint investigation by Newsy and the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting has found.

Read more: https://www.newsy.com/stories/breonna-taylor-deal-promises-reform-police-said-they-did-years-ago/

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Thu Sep 24, 2020, 09:31 AM

1. YAHBUT, now the WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING. Maybe they will actually follow through. Maybe.

SOME of the Names


George Floyd - Minneapolis, MN 2020
(I Can't Breathe)
Breonna Taylor - Louisville, KY 2020
Jacob Blake - Kenosha, WI 2020

2020 has been a big year. Some collaborative help from trained professionals to defuse the mental health situations would have helped in many of these cases.

Atatiana Jefferson - Miami, FL 2019
Michael Dean - Texas 2019
Christopher Whitfield - Louisianna 2019
Melvin Watkins - Louisianna 2019
Channara Tom Pheap - Tennessee 2019

Botham Jean - Dallas, TX 2018
Stephon Clark - Sacramento, CA 2018

Philando Castille - Falcon Heights, MN 2016
Alton Sterling - Baton Rouge, LA 2016

Michelle Cusseaux - Phoenix, AZ 2015
Freddie Gray - Baltimore, MD 2015
Janisha Fonville - Charlotte, NC 2015

Aura Rosser - Ann Arbor, MI 2014
Eric Garner - Staten Island, NY 2014
(I Can't Breathe)
Akai Gurley - Brooklyn, NY 2014
Gabriella Nevarez - Sacramento, CA 2014
Tamir Rice - Cleveland OH 2014
(12 year old with a toy gun)
Michael Brown - Ferguson, MO 2014
Tanisha Anderson - Cleveland OH 2014

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