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Justice Department Charges Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor Case

Attorney General Merrick Garland announces bombshell charges against four police officers involved in the search warrant that led to the killing of Breonna Taylor in March 2020. He says the defendants "took steps to cover up their unlawful conduct" and "met in a garage where they agreed to tell ... a false story." In his remarks, Garland declared, "Breonna Taylor should be alive today." Keep reading for more.

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Justice Department Charges Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor Case
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    Garland Announces Charges

    AG Merrick Garland announces bombshell charges and reveals shocking new information about the steps three officers took to “cover up their unlawful conduct."

    AG Garland announces charges against police officers who "falsified" information that led to death of Breonna Taylor.

    AG Garland announces charges against police officers who "falsified" information that led to death of Breonna Taylor.

    We alleged that the defendants knew their actions and falsifying the affidavit could create a dangerous situation and we allege these unlawful acts …

    ‘Excessive Force’ Charge

    AG Merrick Garland announces a separate indictment against an officer involved in the police raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment for "unconstitutionally excessive force."

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    The DoJ alleges three officers — Joshua Jaynes, Kelly Goodlett, and Kyle Meany — conspired to issue an unlawful search warrant for Breonna Taylor's home and then covered it up. It also alleges one officer, Brett Hankison, violated Taylor's civil rights.

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