Austin, Texas police officials fired an officer who fatally shot an unarmed 17-year-old high school student. The police chief said the officer chose not to use the nonlethal options he had to subdue the suspect.


A former South Carolina trooper who was caught on dash-cam video shooting an unarmed Black man reaching for his license has pled guilty to assault and "battery of a high and aggravated nature," ABC reports.

A Boston transit cop is under investigation after beating an unarmed Black woman on a bus last Friday.