Cop Shooting Dying Cases Raise Question

Cop Shooting Death Cases Raise Question: When Is Fear Reasonable?
Enlarge this image toggle caption Steve Karnowski/AP Steve Karnowski/APLaw Jury Acquits Minnesota Officer In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile Jury Acquits Minnesota Officer In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile Listen ยท 4:26 4:26It’s rare for a law enforcement officer to be convicted of homicide for shooting someone while on duty.
The acquittal earlier this month of Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting death of Philando Castile in Minnesota sparked protests, and an angry outburst on Facebook Live by Castile’s mother, Valerie Castile.
“So in these cases, a fear and an unreasonable fear can end up being someone’s death sentence.
“I think the question here is, when is fear reasonable,” asks Ngozi Ndulue, senior director of criminal justice programs at the NAACP.

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