Elijah McClain

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A year after Elijah McClain’s death, activists want charges

Aurora activist Candice Bailey said action, not more dialogue, is what is needed. “There's nothing to talk about. We're at an impasse in the conversation,” she said.

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State health department announces review of ketamine waivers one year after Elijah McClain’s death

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says the review will begin immediately and last at least 12 weeks. When the review is complete, a report will be issued.

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Coloradans dosed with ketamine during police confrontations — like Elijah McClain was — want investigation

25 doctors signed a position paper supporting the use of ketamine when people being arrested show "excited delirium." Two men say they were in handcuffs and complying with cops when the drug was administered in Arapahoe County and Lakewood.

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Parents of Elijah McClain sue Aurora police over his death

The 23-year-old suffered cardiac arrest, was later declared brain dead and taken off life support several days later

Littwin: The latest police screwup had to be Aurora, right? Sure, unless it happened somewhere else — anywhere else

We wait for a better explanation why guns would be drawn as cops approached a stolen car that wasn’t stolen, but had children in the backseat. What would have happened if guns had been fired?

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Vanessa Wilson named Aurora’s new police chief as department continues facing scrutiny over Elijah McClain’s death

Vanessa Wilson, who is white, has 23 years of experience with the police department in Colorado’s third-largest city

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Aurora police apologize after girls handcuffed in stolen car mixup

Jennifer Wurtz, who shot a video of the encounter, said on camera that the police drew guns as they initially approached the car

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Colorado health officials probe sedative given before death of Elijah McClain

The inquiry is the latest in a series of new reviews of the case of Elijah McClain that has received renewed attention as part of protests over police brutality and racial injustice