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PATREON EXCLUSIVE: Emmett Till

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. https://www.epi.org/blog/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/ Calif. cop uses Narcan to save toddler exposed to fentanyl. (2021, March 31). Police1. https://www.police1.com/police-heroes/articles/calif-cop-uses-narcan-to-save-toddler-exposed-to-fentanyl-Wxlv1oTimFrCggAB/ 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. https://www.upworthy.com/john-albers-shot-by-police-after-friends-asked-for-a-suicide-check 8CantWait policies in overland Park. (2020, June 5). City of Overland Park, Kansas. https://www.opkansas.org/city-government/departments/police-department/8cantwait-policies-in-overland-park/ Jackman, T. (2019, January 11). An unarmed teen driver is killed by police, followed by a year with few answers. The Washington Post. https://www.washingtonpost.com/crime-law/2019/01/11/an-unarmed-teen-driver-is-killed-by-police-followed-by-year-with-few-answers/ 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. https://www.kqed.org/news/11868075/after-angelo-quintos-death-momentum-builds-to-add-mental-health-curriculum-in-police-training After Angelo Quinto’s death, momentum builds to add mental health curriculum in police training. (n.d.). KQED. https://www.kqed.org/news/11868075/after-angelo-quintos-death-momentum-builds-to-add-mental-health-curriculum-in-police-training Christian hall’s ‘unjustified killing’ was a call for help met with bullets, attorney says. (2021, March 31). lehighvalleylive. https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/news/2021/03/christian-halls-unjustified-killing-was-a-call-for-help-met-with-bullets-attorney-says.html 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. https://abc7news.com/angelo-quinto-wrongful-death-lawsuit-antioch-police-claim/10383974/ Antioch police chief pushes back against Angelo Quinto family’s claims. (2021, March 3). East Bay Times. https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2021/03/02/antioch-police-chief-pushes-back-against-angelo-quinto-familys-claims/ 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. https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/family-of-john-geer-glad-more-details-unraveling-in-fatal-shooting/100964/ Dr. Oz helps police perform CPR on man who collapsed at airport. (2021, March 3). Police1. https://www.police1.com/tactical-ems/articles/dr-oz-helps-police-perform-cpr-on-man-who-collapsed-at-airport-9k9l0ciO1kpHoGEx/ Ex-Fairfax officer released from jail after manslaughter conviction. (2016, June 29). WTOP. https://wtop.com/fairfax-county/2016/06/ex-fairfax-officer-released-from-jail-after-manslaughter-conviction/ 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. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/making-a-murderer-criminal-justice_n_5699952de4b0b4eb759e8757?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbS8&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAHsaoJ6pGLqh2oHOdqXVlUe3YpfXPCqYIVVlqXZrUbpfGAuYWNFn5ZO8Uwk6dPwlbGEtm1L5g0uO9KbEPKvedhXuS4DsN7iGPAErdfWLFPqxHcASX5srpLce9A-0LeuzP3zGrnZDpgfg3fJXbCJHB1LnPTYk-GLuOrhyuYmqRRTq Ferak, J. (2018, February 3). ‘Making a murderer’ Manitowoc County deputy Colborn retires. Milwaukee, WI Patch. https://patch.com/wisconsin/milwaukee/making-murderer-manitowoc-county-deputy-colborn-retires (n.d.). Forbes. https://www.forbes.com/sites/michellefabio/2018/12/21/retired-police-officer-sues-netflix-over-portrayal-in-making-a-murderer/?sh=688529e41dcf FOX 11 News. (2018, November 1). Manitowoc police: We did not handle the Steven Avery case. WLUK. https://fox11online.com/news/local/manitowoc-police-we-did-not-handle-the-steven-avery-case Guide, T. (n.d.). 11 things to remember from making a murderer season 1. The McDonough County Voice. https://www.mcdonoughvoice.com/entertainment/20181016/11-things-to-remember-from-making-murderer-season-1 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. https://www.wdrb.com/in-depth/breonna-taylor-case-court-releases-recording-of-grand-jury-proceedings/article_8721a89c-0426-11eb-817d-af4a06f84e9f.html Breonna Taylor was briefly alive after police shot her. But no one tried to treat her. (2020, July 17). USA TODAY. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/crime/2020/07/17/breonna-taylor-lay-untouched-20-minutes-after-being-shot-records/5389881002/ 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. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2020/12/28/breonna-taylor-bust-vandalized-racist-attack-oakland-california/4066981001/ The … Read More Breonna Taylor

Samantha Ramsey

References (WCPO), G. N. (n.d.). Deputy Tyler Brockman’s statement about fatal shooting. DocumentCloud. https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/1151233-deputy-tyler-brockmans-statement-about-fatal.html 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. https://www.nkytribune.com/2016/12/boone-county-agrees-to-pay-up-to-800k-in-wrongful-death-lawsuit-filed-by-family-of-samantha-ramsey/ Caulfield, P. (2014, April 28). Kentucky community outraged after 19-year-old woman shot by deputy outside field party. nydailynews.com. https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/kentucky-community-outraged-19-year-old-shot-deputy-field-gathering-article-1.1771525 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’. https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=3935918&page=1 ABC News. (2009, February 19). Suspect cop’s 1st wife: ‘This is very tragic’. https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/story?id=3885064&page=1 Antinori, S. (2019, December 10). Drew Peterson moved to a new prison — Again. Bolingbrook, IL Patch. https://patch.com/illinois/bolingbrook/drew-peterson-moved-new-prison-again Biography. (2017, April 28). Drew Peterson. https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/drew-peterson CBS. (2008, September 29). Drew Peterson Exposed [Video]. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kY5DZeQxMIRead 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. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/04/us/stonewall-riots-gay-pride.html Burns, K. (2020, June 23). Why police often single out trans people for violence. Vox. https://www.vox.com/identities/2020/6/23/21295432/police-black-trans-people-violence Franke-Ruta, G. (2013, January 24). An amazing 1969 account of the Stonewall uprising. The Atlantic. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/01/an-amazing-1969-account-of-the-stonewall-uprising/272467/ 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. https://chicagotorture.org/reparations/history/ The Chicago police department’s history of torture. (2020, February 26). The Nation. https://www.thenation.com/article/culture/lawrence-ralph-torture-letters-review/ Conroy, J. (2005, February 3). Tools of torture. Chicago Reader. https://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/tools-of-torture/Content?oid=917876 How Chicago’s survivors of police torture won reparations. (2018, October 30). The Marshall Project. https://www.themarshallproject.org/2018/10/30/payback 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. https://www.phillypolice.com/about/index.html Caulfield, P. (2014, April 24). Pizza guy shot by Philly cops is ‘great neighbor’ who works two jobs. nydailynews.com. https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/pizza-guy-shot-2-philly-cops-great-neighbor-worked-jobs-arrest-article-1.1767811 Dean, M. M. (2017, April 24). Amid questions, officers cleared of shooting innocent deliveryman. Inquirer. https://www.inquirer.com/philly/news/pennsylvania/philadelphia/Officers-cleared-of-shooting-philippe-holland.html ‘Fund for Phil’ set up for pizza delivery driver shot by police near 51st and willows. (2014, May 12). West … Read More Phil Holland