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References Black deaths at the hands of law enforcement are linked to historical lynchings: U.S. counties where lynchings were more prevalent from 1877 to 1950 have more officer-involved killings. (n.d.). Economic Policy Institute. Calif. cop uses Narcan to save toddler exposed to fentanyl. (2021, March 31). Police1. Eubanks, W. R. (2020, June 4). What the face of Emmett till says about every brutalized Black body—Then and now. … Read More PATREON EXCLUSIVE: Emmett Till

John Albers

References A 17-yr-old’s friends called the police to check on him. The police shot and killed him. (2020, September 25). Upworthy. 8CantWait policies in overland Park. (2020, June 5). City of Overland Park, Kansas. Jackman, T. (2019, January 11). An unarmed teen driver is killed by police, followed by a year with few answers. The Washington Post. John Albers’ mother files complaint seeking investigation of overland … Read More John Albers

Updates: Angelo Quinto and Christian Hall

References After Angelo Quinto’s death, momentum builds to add mental health curriculum in police training. (n.d.). KQED. After Angelo Quinto’s death, momentum builds to add mental health curriculum in police training. (n.d.). KQED. Christian hall’s ‘unjustified killing’ was a call for help met with bullets, attorney says. (2021, March 31). lehighvalleylive. DA: PA state troopers who fatally shot Christian hall will not face criminal … Read More Updates: Angelo Quinto and Christian Hall

Double Episode: Angelo Quinto/ Christian Hall

References Antioch PD says no illegal chokeholds used on Angelo Quinto after family files wrongful death lawsuit. (2021, March 3). ABC7 San Francisco. Antioch police chief pushes back against Angelo Quinto family’s claims. (2021, March 3). East Bay Times. California man died after police knelt on him for 5 minutes, family says. (2021, February 25). The New York Times – Breaking News, US News, … Read More Double Episode: Angelo Quinto/ Christian Hall

John Geer

References Carey, J. (2015, February 2). Family of John Geer glad more details unraveling in fatal shooting. NBC4 Washington. Dr. Oz helps police perform CPR on man who collapsed at airport. (2021, March 3). Police1. Ex-Fairfax officer released from jail after manslaughter conviction. (2016, June 29). WTOP. Fmr. cop charged in fatal shooting collapses in court. (2015, August 19). CBS News – Breaking news, 24/7 live … Read More John Geer

Steven Avery: The Evidence that Raised Red Flags

References 7 terrifying things ‘Making a murderer’ illustrates about American justice. (2016, December 19). HuffPost. Ferak, J. (2018, February 3). ‘Making a murderer’ Manitowoc County deputy Colborn retires. Milwaukee, WI Patch. (n.d.). Forbes. FOX 11 News. (2018, November 1). Manitowoc police: We did not handle the Steven Avery case. WLUK. Guide, T. (n.d.). 11 things to remember from making a murderer season 1. The McDonough County Voice. Innocence project: … Read More Steven Avery: The Evidence that Raised Red Flags

Breonna Taylor

References Breonna Taylor case: Court releases recording of grand jury proceedings. (2020, October 3). WDRB. Breonna Taylor was briefly alive after police shot her. But no one tried to treat her. (2020, July 17). USA TODAY. A ceramic bust of Breonna Taylor was vandalized in California. The sculptor calls it a ‘racist attack,’ vows to rebuild in bronze. (2020, December 28). USA TODAY. The … Read More Breonna Taylor

Samantha Ramsey

References (WCPO), G. N. (n.d.). Deputy Tyler Brockman’s statement about fatal shooting. DocumentCloud. Boone County agrees to pay up to $800K in wrongful death lawsuit filed by family of Samantha Ramsey. (n.d.). NKyTribune | Northern Kentucky’s Newspaper. Caulfield, P. (2014, April 28). Kentucky community outraged after 19-year-old woman shot by deputy outside field party. Deputy Brockman recounts in taped interview how he feared for his life in Ramsey … Read More Samantha Ramsey

*Bad Apple* Drew Peterson

References ABC News. (2009, February 19). Blue barrel in Peterson case ‘Warm to touch’. ABC News. (2009, February 19). Suspect cop’s 1st wife: ‘This is very tragic’. Antinori, S. (2019, December 10). Drew Peterson moved to a new prison — Again. Bolingbrook, IL Patch. Biography. (2017, April 28). Drew Peterson. CBS. (2008, September 29). Drew Peterson Exposed [Video]. YouTube. More *Bad Apple* Drew Peterson

Stonewall Uprising of 1969

References 50 years later, what we forgot about Stonewall. (2019, June 4). The New York Times – Breaking News, World News & Multimedia. Burns, K. (2020, June 23). Why police often single out trans people for violence. Vox. Franke-Ruta, G. (2013, January 24). An amazing 1969 account of the Stonewall uprising. The Atlantic. Harvard scholars reflect on the history and legacy of the Stonewall riots. (2019, July 1). … Read More Stonewall Uprising of 1969

Bad Apple Jon Burge

References The Burge case. (n.d.). Chicago Torture Justice Memorials | Just another WordPress site. The Chicago police department’s history of torture. (2020, February 26). The Nation. Conroy, J. (2005, February 3). Tools of torture. Chicago Reader. How Chicago’s survivors of police torture won reparations. (2018, October 30). The Marshall Project. Jon Burge, 70, Ex-Commander in Chicago police torture cases, dies. (2018, September 20). The New York … Read More Bad Apple Jon Burge

Phil Holland

About the department. (n.d.). Philadelphia Police Department. Caulfield, P. (2014, April 24). Pizza guy shot by Philly cops is ‘great neighbor’ who works two jobs. Dean, M. M. (2017, April 24). Amid questions, officers cleared of shooting innocent deliveryman. Inquirer. ‘Fund for Phil’ set up for pizza delivery driver shot by police near 51st and willows. (2014, May 12). West … Read More Phil Holland