Prosecutors reduce requested sentence for ex-cop Kim Potter
Minnesota prosecutors have apparently backed away from their pursuit of a longer-than-usual sentence for the suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she confused her handgun for her Taser when she killed Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black motorist.
Juror: Kim Potter made mistake but was still responsible
A member of the jury that convicted Minnesota police officer Kim Potter of manslaughter in the killing of Daunte Wright says jurors felt she made an honest mistake when she drew her firearm instead of her Taser, but that she was still responsible for his death.
No verdict yet in trial of officer who killed Daunte Wright
The jury has concluded its first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the manslaughter trial of the white suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright after she says she mistook her gun for her Taser.
Experts: Potter missed chance to explain Taser-gun mix-up
The former Minnesota police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright alternated between tears, statements of remorse and clipped, matter-of-fact answers as she testified at her trial on manslaughter charges in the death of the Black motorist.
Prosecutors at Kim Potter trial document her Taser training
A police official says the suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Daunte Wright with her handgun when she said she meant to use her Taser had been fully trained in their department’s policies on the proper use of force, including stun guns.
Commendations, minor reprimands for officer in Wright death
The service file of a suburban Minneapolis police officer charged with manslaughter in Daunte Wright's death includes a commendation for safely resolving an incident involving a suicidal man, as well as a handful of reprimands for driving mishaps.
Policing changes stalled as legislative session winds down
After the Florida Legislative Black Caucus rolled out a slew of policing reform bills in February, many of the measures have not been heard in committees as time winds down on the 60-day legislative session. House and Senate committees are scheduled to stop meeting early next week.