Chicago Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Afraid to Appear in Court, Fears for His Life

Jason Van Dyke
Jason Van Dyke Mug Shot
Lawyers for the Chicago cop who shot and killed Black teenager Laquan McDonald two years ago asked a judge in Cook County to allow Jason Van Dyke to skip court appearances, according to The Root. Attorney Dan Herbert said Van Dyke received death threats and faced violence whenever he has come to court, The Associated Press reports.

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Isaiah 32:5
The vile person shall be no more called liberal, nor the churl said to be bountiful.

Ezekiel 35:5-6
5 Because thou hast had a perpetual hatred, and hast shed the blood of the children of Israel by the force of the sword in the time of their calamity, in the time that their iniquity had an end:
6 Therefore, as I live, saith the Lord God, I will prepare thee unto blood, and blood shall pursue thee: sith thou hast not hated blood, even blood shall pursue thee.