Mother of NYC Police Shooting Victim Helps Parents

Two decades after Amadou Diallo was killed by four New York City officers, his mother, Kadiatou, visits the city at least once a year from her home country of Guinea in West Africa to advance a foundation she created or to spend time with and give guidance to other mothers who have also lost children in law enforcement-related incidents.

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Los Angeles County to Help Families of Cop-Shooting Victims

The “family assistance program” approved by the county board of supervisors this month will provide financial assistance and counselling. Board members said the program aimed to help those who had received “incomplete or contradictory information about the death of their loved ones.”