ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The mother of Philando Castile and the prosecutor who charged the officer who shot him have teamed up with others to develop a tool kit for law enforcement to use in times of crisis.

Valerie Castile and Ramsey County Attorney John Choi spoke about the tool kit during an online video conference last week with about 70 law enforcement agencies and other groups nationwide.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the kit gives prosecutors and police ways to assess how prepared they are for police shootings, and see how they can be handled better. Among other things, the kit says a prosecutor should be immediately assigned to a police shooting.

Philando Castile was killed in July 2016 during a traffic stop. Former St. Anthony Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted in his death.

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Comments (3)
  1. Gregory Fritz says:

    Do not drive stoned with baby in car….do not reach down when cop says keep hands on. Steering wheel….pretty basic stuff to avoid being shot

  2. This “looks” to be something positive. BLM wants to have a kangaroo court for police shooting so they were written off as complete fools and not part of this tool kit.

  3. While only 13% of the population in the USA is black
    42% of all cop killers are black
    93% of all black murder victims are murdered by another black
    85% of all violent interracial crimes are committed by blacks
    80% of all shootings are committed by blacks
    79% of all robberies are committed by blacks…
    59% of all murders are committed by blacks
    52% of all violent juvenile crimes are committed by blacks
    49% of all murder victims are black
    45% of all drug offenses are committed by blacks