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Kenosha isn’t charging any police officers in the shooting of Jacob Blake

Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley on Tuesday failed to charge any officers in the August shooting of Jacob Blake. Officer Rusten Sheskey shot Blake in the back seven times on August 23. Blake’s shooting has resulted in major demonstrations this summer not only in downtown Kenosha but also nationwide. […]
Kenosha isn’t charging any police officers in the shooting of Jacob Blake
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Residents in Kenosha are dismayed at law enforcement’s response to the Jacob Blake shooting and protests: ‘They just let the fires burn’

Several Kenosha, Wisconsin, residents told Insider they were disappointed in law enforcement’s response following the police shooting of Jacob Blake last week. During nights of civil unrest, parts of the city burned as armed citizens attempted to protect their properties from being destroyed. A Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman told […]
Residents in Kenosha are dismayed at law enforcement’s response to the Jacob Blake shooting and protests: ‘They just let the fires burn’
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If the police officer who shot Jacob Blake can prove he feared an ‘imminent risk of death or great bodily harm,’ his shooting could be legally justified

In the past week, the police shootings of 21-year-old Jacob Blake and 31-year-old Trayford Pellerin have made headlines as the latest examples to fuel nationwide protests against racism and police brutality. In both cases, officers are reported to have shot the men while their backs were turned, sparking questions about […]
If the police officer who shot Jacob Blake can prove he feared an ‘imminent risk of death or great bodily harm,’ his shooting could be legally justified