Citation

Michael Slager, Officer in Walter Scott Shooting, Gets 20-Year Sentence

Author:
Blinder, Alan
Year:
2017

Michael T. Slager, the white police officer whose video-recorded killing of an unarmed black motorist in North Charleston, S.C., starkly illustrated the turmoil over racial bias in American policing, was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison, after the judge in the case said he viewed the shooting as a murder.