I would not put this case in the same league with George Floyd but I still believe part of what happened surrounded race. I can say I am wrong if it wasn't a black neighborhood. Cops get a bit jumpy in certain areas and that entry without a warrant thing is ridiculous.
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Police are seeking to terminate two Louisville officers involved in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor. Detective Myles Cosgrove, who the FBI concluded fired the shot that killed Taylor, and Detective Joshua Jaynes have received pretermination letters, their attorneys confirmed Tuesday. Taylor, an unarmed 26-year-old Black woman, was shot and killed by officers who forced their way into her apartment on March 13 as part of a narcotics investigation centered on her ex-boyfriend. Ref. USAToday.
Louisville cop who fatally shot Breonna Taylor wants his job back. The Louisville Metro Police Merit Board in Kentucky will begin to hear the case Tuesday of the former detective who was fired after he fatally shot Breonna Taylor and is now trying to win his job back. Myles Cosgrove lost his job in January for failing to "Properly identify a target" when he shot 16 rounds into Taylor's apartment in the early morning hours of March 13, 2020 while serving a search warrant. Three officers fired a total of 32 rounds during the fatal encounter. The FBI later concluded Cosgrove fired the fatal shot. No one has been criminally charged for the death of Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman, which sparked months of national protests and prompted the city of Louisville to pay her family $12 million to settle a wrongful death lawsuit. Source 7z.
Feds charge four Louisville police officers with civil rights violations in Breonna Taylor shooting. Four Louisville police officers involved in the deadly raid at Breonna Taylor's home were charged Thursday with civil rights violations, the Justice Department announced, including a former detective who was fired for lying on the search warrant that led to her death. Source 4u.