While police reforms were passed in some states, many advocates argue that greater investments in communities are needed to address rising police violence.
Investigators say they have not yet determined whether the girl was in the dressing room before the gunfire began or if she had run in there to hide.
After Rikia was dragged from her car and beaten, her toddler was taken away for several hours and photographed for social media purposes by the city’s police department.
A woman’s distraught voice can be heard in the background of the video saying: “Are you f***ing serious? For no reason!”
“Oh, my goodness. That was just– he was just hitting that man in his head,” a woman told News7 Miami.
“I am done with those who condone government funded murder. No more policing, incarceration, and militarization. It can’t be reformed.” -Rashida Tlaib
Videos from 2017 allegedly show Chauvin striking a Black teenager in the head so hard that stitches were required.
Acting Chief Mike Caprez said at a news conference that shoving snow in a suspect’s face is “not taught or trained by our staff.”
Garner, who is 5 feet tall and 80 pounds, suffered a broken upper arm and dislocated shoulder during the arrest, along with several other injuries.
Potter is president of the Brooklyn Center Police Officer’s Association and has represented other officers involved in deadly shootings.