LVMPD Officer Kenneth Lopera Not Indicted For Tashii Brown Murder

Follow me A National Model For Police Reform? On Wednesday evening,  the LVMPD held an event (without a single hint of irony) at the Las Vegas Mob Museum to pat themselves on the back and anoint themselves as a “National Model for Police Reform.” Not even 24 hours later, on

Mother's Day Vigil One Year After Tashii Farmer was Murdered by LVMPD Officer Kenneth Lopera

Follow me One year ago, early on the morning of Mother’s Day 2017, Tashii Brown sought help from two officers from the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department inside the Venetian Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Instead of receiving that help, after he explained that he thought someone

LVMPD Officer Kenneth Lopera Grand Jury Manslaughter

Follow me Lawyers for Las Vegas Police Officer Kenneth Lopera (he didn’t personally attend) were in court Thursday (Jan. 25) for a preliminary hearing. It was described in a story by the local Fox affiliate as a date-setting hearing. In May of 2017,  Lopera used an illegal choke-hold to murder

Tashii Farmer Brown Family Mother Trinita What Happened in Vegas Screening

Follow me Last week, following a screening of “What Happened in Vegas,” Tashii Farmer-Brown‘s mother, Trenita Farmer, addressed the media in attendance. The statement, quoted below, represents the first time that Brown’s family had spoken publicly since he was murdered in May (2017) by Las Vegas Police at the Venetian

Follow me Following a screening of “What Happened in Vegas” on July 20th, 2017 at the Anthem Film Festival, which is part of Freedom Fest in Las Vegas, the mother of Tashii Farmer-Brown will give her first press conference. Trinita Farmer, whose son was killed on May 14th by a

Follow me On Monday June 5, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo announced during a press conference that Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officer Kenneth Lopera would be charged with involuntary manslaughter for the murder of Tashii Brown (also identified as Tashii Farmer in initial news reports). Along with that charge,

Follow me Unarmed and Seeking Help, But Tasered and Then Choked to Death Instead Shortly after midnight on May 14th, Tashii Brown-Farmer approached two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers inside the Venetian Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Stating that he was being chased by someone, Brown-Farmer requested

Review of Money Machine a documentary on the Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Follow me “Money Machine” is the newest documentary by Ram Denison, the director of “What Happened In Vegas,” which won numerous awards while exposing rampant corruption within the LVMPD. Much like its predecessor, Money Machine explores cover-ups by the Las Vegas police, as well as the people and reasons behind