A fake report of a hostage situation led to the death of an innocent man at the hands of the police. Who bears responsibility?
Ms. Garner, whose father died in 2014 after being put in a police chokehold, was a prominent critic of policing tactics.
An instance of swatting, in which a false report is made to get a SWAT team to raid a rival’s house, led to the fatal shooting, the police said.
When sheriff’s deputies shot at a suspect on Thursday, a bullet made its way into a mobile home and killed Kameron Prescott, a first-grader.
Among other claims, President Trump inaccurately said the Obama administration “refused” to equip police with military gear with little reason.
The video, released after an Arizona jury acquitted the officer of murder, renewed calls for reforms in law enforcement. Activists described the shooting as an execution.