13. Katherine Johnson


Atlanta Police served a no-knock warrant to the home of 92-year-old Katherine Johnson, who lived in a sketchy part of Atlanta. When the officers broke into her home, Mrs. Johnson assumed they were burglars and she shot above their heads. The officers fired 39 shots at her, of which only five or six hit.

Following the shooting, the officers planted marijuana in her house. The marijuana planted was found to be fraudulent, as were the officers claims they had purchased cocaine from the house previously.

In this case, the officers involved did serve time in prison, convicted of manslaughter and falsifying evidence.

Katherine Johnson
Atlanta, Georgia
November 21, 2006


About Robert L. Franklin

Ah, the About Me section - social networking's excuse for you sounding like an elitist prick. Hmm... what to say? What to say?
This entry was posted in America: The Blog, Police Brutality and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s