As objectively as possible, we notice a great many activists and progressive journalists interested in this proceeding . . . And advocating for a verdict in line with their agenda.
Here's the background . . .
Lamb’s killing was among several cases cited by a group of civil rights organizations in a petition urging U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to investigate the Kansas City Police Department. The indictment in the case came days after Lamb’s death garnered renewed attention stemming from his family’s meeting with then-President Donald Trump in 2020.
In the past year, prosecutors have brought criminal charges against five white Kansas City police officers for allegedly using excessive force against Black people. DeValkenaere is the only officer charged in an on-duty killing.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The trial for a Kansas City, Missouri, police detective charged with the shooting death of a Black man began Monday morning. Det. Eric Devalkenaere requested a bench trial, meaning a judge - instead of a jury - will determine his fate.
A trial began Monday for a Kansas City, Missouri, police officer accused of involuntary manslaughter in a 2019 shooting -- the first time that a white officer from the city has been criminally accused of killing a Black man.Officer Eric J.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The bench trial has begun Monday in the case of a Kansas City police detective charged with involuntary manslaughter. Some protesters believe it may not be possible to get justice for victim Cameron Lamb. Jackson County Judge Dale Youngs will determine if veteran police Det.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Monday marked the first day of a criminal trial against a Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department detective charged with first-degree involuntary manslaughter in the 2019 shooting death of Cameron Lamb.
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