Other shootings, other outcomes


July 5, 2016: Sterling, 37, was selling CDs outside a store in Baton Rouge, La. Two officers approached Sterling, pinned him to the ground, and he was shot.

Outcome: The Justice Department did not charge officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II. The state is weighing charges.


Feb. 29, 2016: Denkins, 24, ran when officer D.C. Twiddy tried to arrest him in Raleigh, N.C. Twiddy tackled Denkins and shot him four times.

Outcome: A state prosecutor concluded that the officer acted in self-defense.


Nov. 15, 2015: Clark, 24, was shot in the head after an encounter with two Minneapolis police officers. His death prompted weeks of protests.

Outcome: Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said he would not charge officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze. The police department overhauled its use-of-force policy. Clark’s family has filed a lawsuit against the two officers.


Aug. 7, 2015: Taylor, 19, an unarmed football player, was shot during a suspected burglary at a car dealership in Arlington, Texas.

Outcome: Officer Brad Miller, 49, was fired. The city agreed to a pay Taylor’s family $850,000.


July 19, 2015: DuBose, 43, was stopped by University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing for a missing front license plate. DuBose was unarmed when he was shot.

Outcome: Tensing was charged with murder and involuntary manslaughter after prosecutors said his body camera contradicted his account. The jury deadlocked in 2016; he is being retried. The university agreed to pay $4.85 million.


July 10, 2015: Bland, 28, was pulled over in Prairie View, Texas, for failing to use her signal. She was arrested and found dead in her cell three days later.

Outcome: Her death was ruled a suicide. State trooper Brian Encinia was fired and indicted on a perjury charge. Her family reached a $1.9 million settlement.


May 5, 2015: Glenn, 29, a homeless man, was shot in the back in Los Angeles.

Outcome: Police Chief Charlie Beck recommended charges be brought against officer Clifford Proctor. Glenn’s family reached a $4 million settlement.


April 12, 2015: Gray, 25, was arrested in Baltimore for allegedly having an illegal switchblade. He was found not breathing in the back of a police van. He died from a spinal cord injury.

Outcome: Six police officers were indicted. Three were acquitted and a mistrial was declared in another. Prosecutors later dropped all remaining charges. Two investigations are ongoing.


April 4, 2015: Scott, 50, was stopped for a taillight in North Charleston, S.C.

Outcome: Officer Michael Slager said Scott resisted arrest. He was fired after a bystander’s video showed him firing as the unarmed man ran away. A jury deadlocked on state murder charges. Slager pleaded guilty to a federal charge.

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