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Zero Transparency: New Report Reveals Dozens of Police Killings
are Ruled Justified Without Notifying the Public

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Zero Transparency: New Report Reveals Dozens of Police Killings
are Ruled Justified Without Notifying the Public

April 15, 2016

Posted by David Love

Tagged With: #BlackLivesMatter, Guardian, Guardian The Counted, police killings, Reporting System for Police Killings

Atlanta Black Star

http://atlantablackstar.com/2016/04/15/
zero-transparency-new-report-reveals-dozens-of-police-killings-
are-ruled-justified-without-notifying-the-public/

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A shorter URL for the above link:

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http://tinyurl.com/hwxkdxb

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The police are killing people, and the deaths are being ruled as justified without the general public even being aware this is taking place, at a time when the #BlackLivesMatter movement is calling for greater transparency and accountability.

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According to a new study from The Guardian and their police fatality database known as The Counted, dozens of deaths in police custody  1 in every 6 deaths for the first three months of 2015  were found justified and the officers involved were cleared of wrongdoing and returned to the force.  The report calculates that at this rate, nearly 200 deaths by police last year will be officially approved, away from community scrutiny.  In addition, even as families of the victims of police brutality seek questions regarding the deaths of their loved ones, one quarter of police-related fatalities for the first quarter of 2015 remain unresolved or the investigation is pending.

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Of 289 people killed in the first three months of 2015, 202 cases have now been ruled justified or accidental, according to the report. But in 51 of these, no public statements announcing the decision appear to have been made by authorities involved, and no local media reports could be found through extensive online, public records and media archives searches.

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Further, in another 71 cases, officials either declined to disclose details after at least three requests from reporters, or confirmed that the investigation was ongoing over a year later.
However, under the current landscape  which has taken shape following the movement emanating from the August 2014 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri  there is a dramatic increase in prosecutions of such cases.

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In police fatalities from early 2015, 10 officers have been charged, resulting in one conviction to date. In Chatham County (Savannah), Georgia, former deputy Jason Kenny was found guilty in the jailhouse death of college student Mathew Ajibade, 21.  According to CNN, Ajibade was kicked and punched in the head numerous times, hogtied and dragged away by officers.  Kenny, who is white, and his former supervisor, Cpl. Maxine Evans  a 56-year-old Black woman  faced involuntary manslaughter.

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However, Kenny was convicted of a lesser charge of cruelty, while Evans was found guilty of perjury and public records fraud in connection with falsifying a report.  Gregory Brown, a nurse on duty at the jail, was acquitted of involuntary manslaughter but was found guilty of making a false statement.

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The complete article may be read at the URL above.

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