Michael Slager, Officer in Walter Scott Shooting, Gets 20-Year Sentence

The sentence was pronounced in Federal District Court in Charleston about seven months after Mr. Slager pleaded guilty to violating the civil rights of Walter L. Scott when he shot and killed him in April 2015. It concluded one of the few cases in ......mehr

Quelle : New York Times

Ex-cop Michael Slager sentenced to 20 years for shooting death of Walter Scott

Former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for the 2015 deadly shooting of unarmed black man Walter Scott. U.S. District Judge David Norton made the ruling after saying he would follow sentencing ......mehr

Quelle : ABC News

'Forgiveness is in my heart,' a bereaved mother told the officer who shot her ...

Not long after Judy Scott's son was shot and killed by police — days, in fact, after Walter Scott was gunned down by Officer Michael Slager in South Carolina, ending one life, changing others forever and further inflaming a furious debate over ......mehr

Quelle : Washington Post

'This is all people crave: accountability.' Michael Slager gets 20 years for ...

Two and a half years after millions saw a cellphone video of Michael Slager gunning down Walter Scott, the 20-year prison sentence he was handed Thursday will be etched into history as one of the most significant for an American police officer involved ......mehr

Quelle : Charleston Post Courier