Police Shootings

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California May End Use Of Grand Juries In Police Shootings

The California state Senate is advancing legislation to end the use of grand juries to investigate police shootings or cases of alleged excessive force by police.

05/08/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks onstage on October 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Variety)

Kamala Harris Seeks Review After Recent Shootings By Police

California’s attorney general is stepping into the national debate over the recent slayings of unarmed civilians by police, calling for a review by her agency and promising to lead a public dialogue.

01/05/2015

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Local Black Churches Join Nation In Protests Against Police Slayings

Congregants in African-American churches across the country wore black to Sunday services and prayed over the men in attendance in a symbolic stand against fatal police shootings of unarmed black men.

12/14/2014

2 Killed In Police Shootings Overnight

Authorities have killed two men and traded shots with a third in Los Angeles-area confrontations.

05/26/2011