Protesters take part in the March On Georgia, organized by NAACP, on June 15, 2020 in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The march comes in response to the police killing of Rayshard Brooks outside an Atlanta Wendy's restaurant on June 12.
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Breaking: Ex-Cop Involved In Killing Of Rayshard Brooks Granted Bond! 

The fight for justice for Rayshard Brooks continues!

News sources report a judge ruled that the officer, Garrett Rolfe who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks can be free on bond while his case is pending. Rolfe’s bond is set at $500,000 and it’s not clear if he has made the payment and is free as of now. 

The decision was made via a virtual conference. Rolfe’s lawyers said their client has “strong ties to the community” and isn’t flight risk. However, a prosecutor said that Rolfe had committed and unjustified fatal shooting which makes him a flight risk, and he could potentially intimidate witnesses. 

Rolfe’s bail conditions include wearing an ankle monitor, abiding by a curfew and he must surrender his passport, can’t possess any firearms, or have any contact with victims/witnesses or police officers. 

Brooks’ wife, Tomika Miller, didn’t want Rolfe granted bond because she mentally “can’t handle it.”

Attorneys Justin D. Miller & L. Chris Stewart for the Brooks family joined Ebro In The Morning (prior to the bond ruling) to discuss what happened the night Brooks was murdered and next steps:



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