The town of Louisville, Ky., can pay $12 million to the property of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman killed by police during a raid on her condo, as a part of a authorized settlement together with her household.
The settlement, which was introduced by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and attorneys for Ms. Taylor’s property Tuesday, additionally requires town to implement police reforms, together with a mandate for supervisors to log off on search warrants.
Ms. Taylor was killed on March 13 by Louisville law enforcement officials executing a no-knock warrant, which permits officers to storm a residence with out saying their presence.
“To ensure that the neighborhood to heal and transfer ahead, there must be legitimacy and belief between the neighborhood and the police power,” mentioned Mr. Fischer, a Democrat. “We hope that these are steps which are going to start that course of.”