Latest Jason Van Dyke News

'I was wrong': Officer who shot 911 caller gets 12½ years

Jun. 7, 2019 8:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 said Friday he "knew in an instant that I was wrong" and apologized to her family, just moments before a judge brushed off a defense request for leniency and ordered him to prison for 12½...

Attorneys for cop who shot 911 caller seek creative sentence

Jun. 6, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for a Minneapolis police officer convicted of murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman who had called 911 are asking a judge not to send him to prison, proposing instead that he report to jail for a week each year on the woman's birthday and the anniversary of her...

Report: Chicago officer distraught after killing black teen

Apr. 25, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A white former Chicago police officer convicted of killing a black teenager was emotionally distraught in the days that followed the 2014 shooting, according to a newly released psychologist's report. The report was among nearly 90 unsealed court filings related to Jason Van Dyke's...