Monday, July 4, 2022

Should Bounty Hunters Get Cop Status? – The Journal of Steffanie Rivers | VIDEO

*A Houston man who was ambushed as he got into his vehicle was shot and killed by two men who claimed to be bounty hunters. Walter Hutchins was 31. He was a new father with a baby just a few months old. Now his child will grow up without him.

Hutchins’ death was a scene reminiscent of the few seconds it took for a Minneapolis police officer to shoot and kill Amir Locke last month. Also, it reminds me of how Andrew Brown was killed last year in Elizabeth City, N.C. when members of a SWAT team shot him in the back of the head after they said he tried to drive away from them while trying to serve a search warrant.

There is a growing energy in the United States that says a Black person’s life has no value. Click on the video above to find out why the people who shot and killed Hutchins could get away with his murder.

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Steffanie Rivers
Steffanie Rivers

Steffanie Rivers is a freelance journalist living in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex. Email her at info@SteffanieRivers with your questions, comments and speaking inquiries. Follow her @tcbstef on Instagram and Twitter.

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