Breonna Taylor’s Mother Feeling ‘Confident’ After Attorney General Meeting

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Tamika Palmer, the mother of Breonna Taylor, said that she’s “more confident” that “truth will come out and that justice will be served,” following her meeting with Attorney General Daniel Cameron.

Cameron is investigating Taylor’s fatal police shooting, and initiated Wednesday’s meeting to “express his condolences.”

“We let him know how important it was for their office to get all the facts, to get the truth and to get justice for Breonna,” Palmer said, according to the Courier-Journal. “We all deserve to know the whole truth behind what happened to my daughter.

“The attorney general committed to getting us the truth. We’re going to hold him up to that commitment.”

Taylor died on March 13 when several Louisville police officers, executing a search warrant, used a battering ram to enter her apartment. The police fired into the apartment, shooting the emergency technician five times. She died in her hallway at least five minutes after the shooting.

Her death has sparked protests across the country. None of the officers have been charged with the murder, and only one has been fired from the department.

It is now down to Cameron to determine whether state criminal charges are warranted against the three officers who fired their weapons: Mattingly, and detectives Brett Hankison and Myles Cosgrove.

“We have to make real changes to keep this from happening to anyone else,” Palmer continued in her statement. “At the end of the day, we have to … bridge the community and the police. That starts with truth and justice.”

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