District attorney Bonnie Dumanis said there will be no criminal charges filed against the El Cajon, California cop who fatally shot Alfred Olango last year. Dumanis said the officer was "justified" during his encounter with the unarmed Black married father of two. Olango's family has condemned the decision and vowed to continue fighting for justice.
The father of Alfred Olango announces the launch of a police reform organization. It seeks to prevent unnecessary police shootings.
Alfred Olango was not mentally ill, but suffered from a mental breakdown over the death of a close friend when he was fatally shot by police, his family alleged at a presser on Thursday.
The Alfred Olango shooting raises more questions about the nation's police. How should they respond to the mentally ill?
There's fierce advocacy for animal equality, but silence when it comes to the countless police shootings involving Black men and women in this country.
A San Diego police officer fatally shot and killed Alfred Olango, an unarmed black man who witnesses claim was mentally challenged. Reports say his sister called police for assistance because he was in mental and/or physical distress. Several eyewitnesses said the victim had his hands above his head when he was shot, but police deny […]