Press Coverage of Eugene Mallory Shooting by LASD

The fatal shooting of 80-year-old Eugene Mallory by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has received a lot of news coverage. We hope that this coverage will draw attention to all the innocent victims that are injured or killed by law enforcement. Many of the recent articles below examine the correlation between Mallory’s death and the general militarization of our local police departments.

The Economist, 3/22/14 Armed and Dangerous, 3/18/14 – Journalist Calls for Accountability in Police Killings

Aljazeera America 2/27/14 Deadly Force: Arming America’s Police, 02/18/14 –  80-year-old man fatally shot by police acting on bad tip of meth lab

AlterNet, 02/14/14 – LA Sheriff’s Dept. Shot and Killed an 80-Year-Old Man With a Submachine Gun

Washington Post, 02/13/14 – Eugene Mallory: Another drug war casualty, 02/13/14 – Police Kill 80-Year-Old Man In His Own Bed, Don’t Find Drugs They Were Looking For

Reason TV Video Report 

Independent Journal Review, 02/13/14 Police Shoot and Kill 80-Year-Old in Bed

CBS Los Angeles, 01/10/14 – Widow Sues LA Sheriff, Deputies In Husband’s Fatal Shooting, 10/11/13 – Widow sues for $50m after cops wrongly shot dead her husband in his bed

KTLA5, 10/10/13 – Widow to Sue Over Fatal Shooting of Husband, 80, by Sheriff’s Deputies

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