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Four police officers have been charged in Breonna Taylor's death, despite their initial belief that they had escaped punishment.

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On September 23, 2020, police were put on high alert, streets in downtown Louisville were closed, and government buildings were boarded up as charges were brought against former officer Brett Hankison for his part in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor. As a result, the subsequent uproar was well-deserved. Instead, this gun-happy cowboy officer was charged with "first-degree reckless endangerment" because he fired like a madman during the raid, sending bullets paid for by taxpayers into nearby homes. Hankison was found not guilty on three counts of reckless endangerment in March. This led to a new wave of protests. Then, this month, retired officer Hankison had all references to these charges expunged from the public record, as if he had never shot indiscriminately into the home of Breonna Taylor. This was a severe blow to the family. This week, however, the FBI stormed the scene and detained a number of the participating policemen. The FBI has charged four Louisville Metro P

Cop concerned in Breonna Taylor Killing, Accused of ‘Violent’ On-responsibility Sexual attack

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  On September 23, knowing that there would be backlash  for his or her  decision, streets in downtown Louisville were blocked off officials, police  placed on  high alert, and government buildings were boarded up as officials announced  the fees  against former officer Brett Hankison for his role  within the  raid which left Breonna Taylor dead. The subsequent outrage was well deserved as Hankison  wasn't  charged  for all the world  that led to the death of Taylor. Instead, this trigger happy cowboy cop was charged with “first-degree wanton endangerment” for shooting  sort of a  madman into neighboring apartments during the raid. Now,  the previous  officer Hankison is finally getting some attention but not for his role in murdering Breonna Taylor. This attention comes  within the   sort of  a lawsuit accusing the officer of  statutory offense  and rape. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday, calls Hankison a “sexual predator” who “used his police uniform and secondary nightclub employme