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The Latest: Shooting Of Stephon Clark

Family courtesy photo via AP

This March 18, 2018 photo, courtesy of the family, shows Stephon Clark at 5:20 p.m. in the afternoon before he died in a hail of police gunfire in the backyard of his grandmother Sequita Thompson's home in Sacramento, Calif.

Family courtesy photo via AP

On Sunday, March 18, 2018, Stephon Clark was shot and killed by two Sacramento police officers. On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Sacramento Police released body camera and helicopter video of the shooting. Following that, protesters filled the streets of Sacramento, demanding charges against the two officers and changes to police procedures.

Here’s are some of the major developments since:

We'll be continuing to cover this story as it develops. Check back here for the latest updates, conversations and analysis.

 

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State Government

Police Use Of Force Deal Reached By California Lawmakers Seeks To Rein In Fatal Encounters With Officers

May 23, 2019 | Ben Adler

Under an agreement made public Thursday, law enforcement officers will only be able to use lethal force when it is “necessary” and if there are no other options. Their actions leading up to the incident will also be considered.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: Police Use of Force Bills

April 5, 2019

Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler compares two competing bills to regulate how law enforcement use deadly force in California.

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State Government

Use-Of-Force Bill Backed By California Law Enforcement Will Include Reforms Prompted By Stephon Clark Shooting

April 4, 2019 | Ben Adler

Just days before a showdown in the California Legislature over when police can use deadly force, police groups are embracing changes recommended by Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Health Care

A Year After Stephon Clark’s Death, Sacramento Communities Still Want More Safe Black Spaces And Mental Health Resources

March 26, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

The city of Sacramento is moving slowly to train counselors. Meanwhile, community advocates are working to speed up the process and bring safe spaces to neighborhoods.

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Interview: Stevante Clark Reflects On Grieving His Brother Stephon Clark — And Looks Forward

March 22, 2019 | Sammy Caiola

The police shooting of Stephon Clark thrust the 22-year-old’s family into the spotlight last March. His older brother Stevante recounts the past 12 months.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

The Voices Of Stephon Clark

March 22, 2019 | Emily Zentner

In March 2018, the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark by police officers rocked Sacramento. Hear the voices of the people who have been affected by his death.

Capital Public Radio / AP Photo / Sacramento Police Department

The Sounds Of Stephon Clark, One Year Later

March 22, 2019 | Gabriela Fernandez

Look back at the year since Stephon Clark's death through the sounds of some of the key moments that have shaped Sacramento since the shooting.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn Reflects On How Officers Handle Public Demonstrations

March 19, 2019

Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn joined Insight to talk about the arrest of 84 people at a protest two weeks ago and what was different about a different protest last night on the anniversary of Stephon Clark’s death.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Reporters Describe March For Remembrance On Stephon Clark Anniversary

March 19, 2019

CapRadio's Ezra David Romero and the Sacramento News & Review's Raheem Hosseini join us to talk about the march last night to honor the one year anniversary of Stephon Clark's death.