Lawsuit Alleges Daunte Wright Carjacked, Assaulted Man 3 Weeks Before His DeathA man is suing the estate of Daunte Wright, alleging the 20-year-old shot and killed by a Brooklyn Center police officer in April carjacked and assaulted him in March.
AG Keith Ellison To Lead Prosecution Against Kim Potter, Ex-Brooklyn Center Officer Accused In Daunte Wright ShootingMinnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will lead the prosecution against Kim Potter, the former Brooklyn Center police officer accused in the shooting death of Daunte Wright.
Trial Set In December For Kim Potter, Former Officer Charged In Daunte Wright ShootingFormer Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter, who is white, had an omnibus hearing, also known as a pretrial hearing, on Monday afternoon in Hennepin County District Court.
Brooklyn Center Passes Sweeping Public Safety Resolution To Reform PolicingThe resolution, backed by Mayor Mike Elliott, intends to create new departments for community safety, which would oversee the existing police and fire departments.
Brooklyn Center, Where Daunte Wright Shot, To Vote On Policing ChangesThe resolution would create new divisions of unarmed civilian employees to handle non-moving traffic violations and respond to mental health crises.
After Daunte Wright Killing, Brooklyn Center Stands In Middle Of Police Reform DebateWhile police reform bills are being considered at both the state and federal level, Brooklyn Center, a city of 30,000 people, has decided to take up the issue on its own.
Judge Denies Media Requests For Cameras At Hearing For Kim Potter, Officer Charged In Daunte Wright's DeathHennepin County Judge Regina Chu rejected requests by several media organizations to record an omnibus hearing Monday for Kim Potter.
Service File Shows Commendations, Minor Reprimands For Kim Potter, Officer Who Killed Daunte WrightThe service file of a suburban Minneapolis police officer charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Daunte Wright includes a commendation for safely resolving an incident involving a suicidal man, as well as a handful of reprimands for driving mishaps.
Protesters March 3 Weeks After Daunte Wright's Death To Call For Harsher Charges Against Ex-OfficerLed by family, hundreds rallied Sunday afternoon calling for stiffer charges for the former police officer who killed Daunte Wright three weeks ago.
The Death Of Daunte Wright: Training Details Scarce In Ex-Officer Kim Potter's FileThe service file of a former police officer charged in the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black motorist, in a Minneapolis suburb this month contains scarce details about her police training history.
Stillwater Corrections Sergeant On Investigative Leave After Confrontation With Protesters Caught On VideoA Stillwater corrections sergeant has been placed on investigative leave after “deeply disturbing” actions were caught on tape in a confrontation with protesters, according to the Minnesota’s Department of Corrections.
Protests Reveal Generational Divide In Immigrant CommunitiesYoung people have thrust themselves into movements for racial justice, often embracing the identity of being Black in America. Older generations have been more likely to concentrate on carving out new lives rather than protesting racial issues in their adopted homeland.
After Daunte Wright's Funeral, His Brother Says Fight For Justice Is Just BeginningIn a place that has seen turmoil erupt in the late hours of the night, a sense of peace shined across the area surrounding the Brooklyn Center Police Department Thursday evening.
Family, Friends, Community Lay Daunte Wright To RestGeorge Floyd's family plans to attend Wright's funeral services Thursday. His funeral is at noon at Shiloh Temple in North Minneapolis, led by Rev. Al Sharpton.
Daunte Wright To Be Eulogized At Minneapolis FuneralJust days after guilty verdicts were handed down for the former Minneapolis police officer whose killing of George Floyd set off nationwide protests and a reckoning over racism, the family of another Black man killed by police, this time in a nearby suburb, is preparing for his Thursday funeral.