@NPR — Louisville Agrees To $12 Million Settlement With Breonna Taylor's Family

(NPR) — The city of Louisville has announced a $12 million settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by Breonna Taylor's family.

The settlement also includes a series of police reforms to be adopted by Louisville Metro Police Department.
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Officials also announced a series of police reforms to be adopted by the Louisville Metro Police Department. Taylor was killed by police in March.

The settlement also includes a series of police reforms to be adopted by the Louisville Metro Police Department, including establishing a housing incentive program to encourage officers to live in low-income neighborhoods within the city.

Other changes to police tactics include creating a clearer command structure when executing warrants at multiple locations.

Louisville police shot and killed Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technician, during a botched narcotics raid at her home in March.

Taylor's case has become a rallying cry in the ongoing national protests against police brutality, like other cases of Black people killed or severely injured by law enforcement this year, including George Floyd, Rayshard Brooks and Jacob Blake.

Source: NPR, full story

 

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