At this point, it is unclear what the results of the police investigation will be, or if the officers will face charges for the shooting. Another shot hit Clark in the leg. After the shooting, officers waited several minutes for backup before moving to handcuff Clark and beginning medical treatment. The Sacramento Police Department has said the officers were to a 911 call that a man was breaking car windows in the area. On Tuesday, the California Justice Department that it would investigate the use of force practices of the Sacramento Police Department. While these disparities are most commonly attributed to issues like implicit bias and systemic racism, recent research has also noted that specific factors like high levels of housing segregation and economic inequality also play a role in where police shootings occur and who they affect. They need to get it together.
But when police officers shoot civilians, it is rare that these cases lead to prosecution. On March 18, Clark was shot in the backyard of the home he was staying in with his grandparents. To find out more or to opt-out, please read our. Nearly four years after the sparked the rise of Black Lives Matter and brought more attention to racial disparities in police shootings, the Clark case serves as a stark reminder that even , unarmed black men and women continue to experience deadly encounters with police. In a statement, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg that it was too early to reach conclusions about what happened the night Clark was killed.
According to Omalu, Clark was shot four times in his lower back, twice in his neck, and once under one of his armpits. Research has shown that there are in police use of force. Halfway through the video, an officer can be heard yelling after spotting movement behind a house. . . .
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