A district attorney in Atlanta charged a former police officer with felony murder in Friday's shooting death of Rayshard Brooks. Another officer was charged with aggravated assault. A former Atlanta police officer is charged with felony murder, among other things, for shooting Rayshard Brooks in the back. The other cop who was there in the Wendy's parking lot is also facing charges. Here's Stephannie.
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The now-fired Atlanta Police officer who faces a felony murder charge for fatally shooting Rayshard Brooks last week kicked the year-old man after he fell to the ground, Fulton County's district attorney said Wednesday. DA Paul Howard announced 11 charges against Garrett Rolfe, who five days ago fired three shots at Brooks, two of which hit Brooks in the back and another that hit a car with three people inside. After Rolfe shot Brooks, he exclaimed, "I got him," kicked Brooks as he struggled for his life, and failed to give timely first aid, Howard said. Asked by a reporter about new details revealed by the district attorney, Tomika Miller, Brooks' widow, began to cry and said, "I was very hurt. I felt everything that he felt just by hearing what he went through. And it hurt. It hurt really bad.
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Given the power law enforcement wields, background checks are a necessary fact of life for anyone who wants to be a cop. A felony arrest probably won't be a dealbreaker. If it led to a conviction, however, the odds against you landing a job are steep. Depending on circumstances, you may be able to beat the odds.
There will be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services, or your Yahoo account. You can find more information about the Yahoo Answers shutdown and how to download your data on this help page. My conviction was 3-years ago.