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Former South Carolina Police Chief Killed An Unarmed Black Man, Sentenced To 1 Year House Arrest

Former South Carolina Police Chief Killed An Unarmed Black Man, Sentenced To 1 Year House Arrest

On Tuesday, prosecutors agreed to drop the murder charge against a former South Carolina police chief in exchange for a guilty plea to “misconduct in office.” Richard Combs, 38, had been facing 30 years in prison for the murder of 54-year-old Bernard Bailey in 2011. The former Chie ...
South Carolina Police Refuse to Release Name of Killer Cop Who Shot Teen in Back

South Carolina Police Refuse to Release Name of Killer Cop Who Shot Teen in Back

Seneca Police Chief John Covington is refusing to release the name of the officer who shot an unarmed teenager in the back over a marijuana sale on July 26. The chief claims his officer acted in self defense, despite evidence showing otherwise, and considers him to be a "victim of att ...
South Carolina Police Refuse to Release Dashcam Video of Cop Shooting Unarmed Man

South Carolina Police Refuse to Release Dashcam Video of Cop Shooting Unarmed Man

South Carolina police find themselves in the midst of controversy once again, this time for a dashcam video of a cop killing a man so 'horrible and offensive,' state officials have refused to release the footage. On April 7, the same day North Charleston Officer Michael Slager was arr ...