Monday, May 20, 2019

Tag: Jail Deaths

Officer Who Arrested Sandra Bland Pleads Not...

Texas state trooper Brian Encinia, the officer who arrested Sandra Bland, recently appeared in court to plead not guilty to a perjury charge. According to...

One Clerical Error Ended Up Costing a...

Jamycheal Mitchell, a Virginia man jailed for stealing $5 worth of snacks, died because of a bureaucratic error. The Guardian reported that Mitchell, 24, died...

Texas Trooper Who Arrested Sandra Bland Is...

The Texas trooper involved in the arrest of a Black woman later found dead in her jail cell has been fired, according to multiple...

Lawsuit Accuses SC Jail of Depriving Woman...

The family of a South Carolina woman who died in jail is suing because they say she was deprived of water. According to The Post-Courier,...

Sandra Bland’s Family Says Texas Authorities Are...

According to news reports, the family of Sandra Bland is still battling Texas authorities and trying to find out more details of her death....

Georgia Deputies Acquitted of Manslaughter Charges in...

Two former Georgia deputies have been acquitted of manslaughter charges in the death of Mathew Ajibade, a man who suffered from a bipolar condition....

Justice Department Called to Investigate Bland Case...

After the death of Sandra Bland, an Illinois woman who died in a Texas jail, Waller County Sheriff Glenn Smith promised an “independent” investigation....

Virginia Prosecutor Declares Natasha McKenna’s Death a...

The death of Sandra Bland, who died mysteriously in a Texas jail, may have made national headlines, but unfortunately jail deaths are a common...

Death of Samuel Harrell Shows Prison Fatalities,...

When Sandra Bland, a Black woman arrested for a minor traffic stop, died in a Texas jail, it became an international story exposing the...

The Death of Another Black Woman in...

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