Louisville Police Officer Brett Hankison Indicted In Killing Of Breonna Taylor
Former Louisville detective Brett Hankison was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday for wanton endangerment during a bungled raid that led to the killing of Breonna Taylor in March.Hankison violated department policy that requires officers to have a line of sight when firing when he shot into the covered sliding glass patio door and window of Taylor’s apartment.The no-knock warrant Hankison and two other officers were acting on was for another person who lived miles away. The officers fired over 20 rounds into her apartment after her boyfriend fired a shot, striking Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly in th...
Louisville Officer Brett Hankinson Involved In Breonna Taylor Shooting Is Fired
Police officer Brett Hankinson, who was involved in the killing of an African-American woman Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky, will be fired, Louisville’s Mayor Greg Fischer announced Friday.Hankison, one of three officers that were involved in the death of Taylor, might lose his badge. The others have been placed on administrative leave.Taylor, an African American ER professional, was fatally shot eight times by officers who came into her apartment on a “no-knock” warrant. The officers had entered the wrong apartment and Taylor’s boyfriend shot at them believing it was a home invasion.T...