The news of last week was Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's announcement that no charges will be brought against the police officer's who killed Breonna Taylor. One officer was indicted for wanton endangerment, because dry wall is important, but everyone else walked free. Over the weekend, numerous articles were published disputing Cameron's account of what happened and the more info that was shared, the worse Cameron looked. I'll link to the articles below and run through some highlights of each.
The Only Witness Who Heard Police Announce Themselves At Breonna Taylor's Door Changed His Story from Vice News
- The title of this article sums it up well. It tells the story of Aarin Sarpee, who originally told the investigators in Taylor's case that police did not identify themselves before ramming down her door. He then changed his story two months later.
Ballistics don't support AG Cameron's claim Breonna Taylor's boyfriend shot officer from Courier-Journal
- The Courier-Journal cited the Kentucky State Police's ballistics report which contradicted Cameron's claim that Kenneth Walker, Taylor's boyfriend, shot LMPD officer Jonathon Mattingly in the thigh.
New Body Camera Footage Contradicts Claims Made By Police About Breonna Taylor's Death from Complex
- Body cam footage shows that police violated numerous policies including none of the officers involved were paired with an escort officer. The officers involved were allowed to stay on the scene after Taylor was declared dead.