Monday 23rd October 2017,

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Unarmed Teen Fatally Shot in the Back by Sheriff Deputies

posted by Randall
Tommy Le

Photo: Career Link

An autopsy has revealed that sheriff deputies in King County, Washington fatally shot an unarmed teen in the back twice and on the back of his hand once, reports the Seattle Weekly.

The family of Tommy Le, 20, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the department alleging a violation of … Read more

Campus

Jun 29, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Graduate Trying to Turn His Life Around Killed by Sheriff Deputy

Graduate Trying to Turn His Life Around Killed by Sheriff Deputy

posted by Randall
Tommy Le

Photo: Career Link

By all accounts from his parents, teachers and friends, Tommy Le had turned his life around.

It’s a mystery to all close to the 20 year old what triggered Le to threaten residents in Burien near Seattle, according to the
Seattle Times.

The threats were so forceful some called 911 to … Read more

East Asian American

Asian American Widow Files Wrongful Death Suit in Police Shooting

posted by Randall
Harue and Eugene Craig

Harue and Eugene Craig

A Japanese American widow who was cowered behind her 86-year old husband as sheriff deputies shot him in their home has filed a wrongful death suit against the Santa Clara County in California’s Silicon Valley.

In court papers obtained by AsAmNews, 90-year-old Harue Craig accuses Deputy Douglas Ulrich of using … Read more

Chinese American

Aug 16, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on WSJ: $4 Million Settlement Reached in Peter Liang – Akai Gurley Case

WSJ: $4 Million Settlement Reached in Peter Liang – Akai Gurley Case

posted by Randall
Peter Liang Photo credit: Chinese Action Network

Peter Liang
Photo credit: Chinese Action Network

Former New York Police officer Peter Liang will pay $25,000 to the family of Akai Gurley as part of a $4.5 million dollar settlement reached by the city.

Liang was convicted of criminally negligent homicide after shooting Gurley in a darkened stairwell while patrolling a public housing complex.… Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Asian American News Intern Attacked in Milwaukee Rioting

posted by Randall

Aaron Mak

From Facebook

An Asian American intern for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel escaped serious injury during rioting in Milwaukee perhaps due to his race, reports Journal-isms.
 
The rioting followed the fatal shooting of a Black man by a Black Milwaukee police officer.
 
Mak wrote on Facebook that he was “thrown to the ground and … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 7, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on DNA Info: Asian American Officer in Death of Unarmed Black Man Makes Surprise Decision

DNA Info: Asian American Officer in Death of Unarmed Black Man Makes Surprise Decision

posted by Randall

Peter Liang Rally

Photo by Shirley N Lew. Protestors rally in support of Officer Peter Liang


 
New York police officer Peter Liang, who is facing charges in the death of an unarmed man, has chosen to put his fate in the hands of a Brooklyn jury, reports DNA Info.
 
The move is considered unusual in … Read more

Blogs

Aug 8, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Cincinnati.com: Officer Sonny Kim’s Family Urges City not to Release Video of His Death

Cincinnati.com: Officer Sonny Kim’s Family Urges City not to Release Video of His Death

posted by Randall

Sonny KimFirst amendment issues are never easy when it comes to human pain and suffering.

Unfortunately for the family of murdered Cincinnati police officer Sonny Kim, they are at the center of it.

Cincinnati.com reports that a police dash cam incident of the video of Kim being shot was taken by another officer June 19. … Read more

Community Issues

May 3, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Sacramento Bee: Police chief meeting over death of military vet leaves Sikhs frustrated

Sacramento Bee: Police chief meeting over death of military vet leaves Sikhs frustrated

posted by Randall

Parminder Singh Four months after the police shooting death of a military veteran in the Central California town of Lodi, the hurt still runs deep in the Sikh community.

A meeting between concerned members friends, family and community leaders and Lodi Police Chief Mark Helms failed to heal any wounds, reports the Sacramento Bee.

“I’ve lost … Read more

Top Story

ABS CBN: Shooter Cleared in Shooting Death of #Filipino American at Costco

posted by Randall

Police LineIn a decision drawing outrage from the Filipino American community, a police officer has been cleared of wrong doing in last May’s shooting death of a food worker at a Costco in Loudoun County, Virginia.

ABS CBN reports authorities there have ruled the officer’s were justified in shooting the 38-year old Filipina who had a … Read more

Top Story

Inquirer: Concerns Raised About Police Shooting Death of Filipino American in Costco

posted by Randall

 

Police LineThe Philippine Embassy is raising concerns about the police shooting death of a Filipino American handing out samples at Costco in Sterling, VA, reports the Inquirer.

“We share the concerns” expressed by the family of the victim, Mylene De Leon Scott, and the Filipino American community that police officers “may have responded with … Read more

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