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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, 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.

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Black Lives Matter, Police Supporters Demonstrate Outside Law Enforcement Convention In Sacramento

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The BLM protest of the COPSWEST Training & Expo at the Sacramento Convention Center was planned to mark six months since the shooting of Stephon Clark. It comes a day after a Sacramento Sheriff's deputy was shot and killed in Rancho Cordova.

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Six Months On, Where Does The Investigation Of Stephon Clark’s Shooting Stand?

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Sacramento Mayor Says Stephon Clark Shooting Investigation Will Be Done ‘Very, Very Soon’

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Mayor Darrell Steinberg said the investigation is in its “final stages” nearly six months after Clark’s death.

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California Plan To Limit Police Use Of Force Stalls, ‘Felony Murder’ Bill Ekes Forward

August 29, 2018 | Ben Adler

The bill sought to change the rules governing when police officers can use force. It emerged this spring after the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark by Sacramento police.

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Police Arrest Two Demonstrators In Front Of Sacramento DA’s Office As Stephon Clark Protest Continues

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Activists with the local Black Lives Matter chapter criticized police for what they say was a violent arrest this past Wednesday. A police spokesman said demonstrators dangerously blocked traffic and were uncooperative.

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Police Records In California Rarely See Light Of Day, But Lawmakers Could Soon Change That

August 13, 2018 | Ben Adler

California lawmakers are poised to change the rules governing the release of police records as this year’s legislative session moves into its final weeks, due in part to the Sacramento police shooting earlier this year of Stephon Clark.