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Dante Wright

Dante Wright

Killing of Daunte Wrigh

made changes to their Taser policies, with Roeland Park police saying they would cross draw Tasers with "no exceptions", and St. Ann police saying they would only use yellow Tasers and require officers to carry them opposite their main weapon. The Washington State Legislature passed House Bill 1267, which will create a statewide office to investigate use-of-force incidents by July 2022, and Senate Bill 5259, which will create a statewide database of use-of-force incidents. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

The Bucks County, Pennsylvania District Attorney declined to press charges against the officer, saying state law excused the officer's conduct from criminal prosecution because of his "honest but mistaken" belief he was firing his Taser when he shot the wounded prisoner. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

How the Shooting Unfolded.

According to Chief Tim Gannon of the Brooklyn Center Police Department, officers pulled Mr. Wright over on the afternoon of April 11 for a traffic violation related to expired registration tags. Officers then discovered that he had a warrant for his arrest. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

made changes to their Taser policies, with Roeland Park police saying they would cross draw Tasers with "no exceptions", and St. Ann police saying they would only use yellow Tasers and require officers to carry them opposite their main weapon. The Washington State Legislature passed House Bill 1267, which will create a statewide office to investigate use-of-force incidents by July 2022, and Senate Bill 5259, which will create a statewide database of use-of-force incidents. 

 

 

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the state agency that investigates police killings in Minnesota, said that Ms. Potter had been arrested and taken into custody on the morning of April 14. She faces a charge of second-degree manslaughter, said Pete Orput, the top prosecutor in Washington County. (Source: www.nytimes.com)

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