Atlanta Attorneys File Lawsuit Against City, Police Officers Who Tased Two College StudentsAttorneys for Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young, who were tased by Atlanta police, are suing the City of Atlanta and several officers.
Rayshard Brooks Family's, Tased College Students' Attorneys: 'Political Gridlock' Has Stalled CasesAttorneys for Rayshard Brooks' widow and two college students tased by Atlanta police are calling for a special prosecutor.
UPDATED: Attorney General Carr Refuses To Appoint New Rayshard Brooks Shooting ProsecutorGeorgia Attorney General Chris Carr has refused the Fulton County District Attorney’s request to appoint an alternative prosecutor in two high-profile cases involving the use of force by police in Atlanta.
Atlanta Police Officer Accused In Tasing College Students Case Named In Prior Excessive Force LawsuitOne of the six APD police officers charged last week for allegedly using excessive force on two college students was previously named in a lawsuit over a 2016 shooting during a police raid that killed a mentally ill man.
APD Fires Two More Officers In College Student Tasing IncidentAPD announced two additional officers, Sergeant Lonnie Hood and Officer Armon Jones, were fired as a result of a tasing incident involving two college students during protests.
APD Chief: I Will Not 'Watch Our Employees Get Swept Up In The Tsunami Of Political Jockeying'Six Atlanta police officers were booked, five on felony charges, after allegations of using excessive force during a protest Saturday.
'I Thought I Might Be Killed' College Student Recalls APD EncounterTaniyah Pilgrim says she feared she might not survive when Atlanta police used a Taser on her friend Messiah Young and pulled Pilgrim from a vehicle during street protests on Saturday.
UPDATE: Protest Aftermath: Arrest Warrants For 6 APD OfficersFulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced Tuesday that six Atlanta Police officers are being charged with using excessive force during an arrest of two college students at a protest on Saturday night.
Mayor Bottoms: 2 Atlanta Officers Fired After Video Shows Using 'Excessive Force'Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced two Atlanta Police Department officers were fired Sunday after video showed them using "excessive force" against two college students during Saturday night's protests.