Lauren Smith Fields
Black Officers Have Tried To Sound The Alarm On The Police Department Overseeing Lauren Smith-Fields' Case For Years
The Lauren Smith-Fields case is just the latest in a string of troubling incidents for the department.
The Detectives Who Handled Investigations Into The Deaths Of Lauren Smith-Fields And Brenda Rawls Have Been Suspended
The families of the two Black women said police didn't even notify them about their deaths and failed to conduct adequate investigations into what happened.
Police Are Opening A Criminal Investigation Six Weeks After The Death Of Lauren Smith-Fields
The move comes after the medical examiner's office determined Smith-Fields died from an overdose of fentanyl mixed with prescription medication and alcohol.