Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford
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Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Jan. 24, 2017: Tritobia Ford, the mother of Ezell Ford, speaks at the First AME Church’s Allen House in Los Angeles, after L.A. County prosecutors said they will not bring criminal charges against the officers who shot and killed her son.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Aug. 11, 2016: From left, Alice Corley, the mother of Lionel V. Gibson Jr., Tritobia Ford, the mother of Ezell Ford, and Pamela Fields, the mother of Dante Jordan, embrace at a protest for Ezell Ford outside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles. All three mothers have lost children at the hands of police.

 (Callaghan O’Hare / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Aug. 11, 2015: One year after his death, Ezell Ford’s memorial bears a glow as night falls in Los Angeles.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Aug. 11, 2015: Tritobia Ford, right, and Sakari Ford, 6, recall Ezell Ford during a vigil at the one-year anniversary of Ford’s death in Los Angeles.

 (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Aug. 11, 2015: Protester Jasmine Richards shouts her message in the face of an LAPD officer after she and others disrupted the Los Angeles Police Commission meeting on the one-year anniversary of Ezell Ford’s death.

 (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Aug. 08, 2015: Ezell Ford’s grave marker is seen just prior to the one-year anniversary of his death.

 (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

June 9, 2015: Officers guard LAPD headquarters, which were barricaded ahead of a decision in the Ezell Ford case.

 (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

June 9, 2015: An LAPD cruiser patrols the area of 65th and Broadway in South Los Angeles, where Ezell Ford was killed the previous summer.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

June 9, 2015: A man walks by a memorial at 65th and Broadway in South Los Angeles, where Ezell Ford was killed the previous year by LAPD officers.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

June 9, 2015: Tritobia Ford, the mother of Ezell Ford, walks back to her seat after speaking during the LAPD Police Commissioners’ meeting.

 (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

June 9, 2015: Jasmine Richards holds a picture of Ezell Ford outside LAPD headquarters. The civilian board that oversees the Los Angeles Police Department will decide whether two officers violated department policy when they shot and killed Ford the previous summer in South L.A.

 (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Jan. 6, 2015: Nearly a dozen protesters lay on the walkway near the entrance to LAPD headquarters after authorities would not allow them to conduct a news conference there following a Los Angeles Police Commission hearing. Numerous speakers confronted commissioners regarding police brutality during the first commission meeting since the autopsy of Ezell Ford was released.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Dec. 31, 2014: Jason Smith, a cousin of Ezell Ford’s, reflects in from of a memorial where Ford was killed by LAPD officers near 65th and Broadwayin South Los Angeles.

 (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Dec. 29, 2014: Protesters block the southbound 110 Freeway following the release of Ezell Ford’s autopsy report.

 (Wally Skaij / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Dec. 29, 2014: Protesters pause for a moment of silence during a rally at Leimert Park following the release of Ezell Ford’s autopsy report.

 (Wally Skaij / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Aug. 30, 2014: The body of Ezell Ford is prepared to be loaded into a hearse following his funeral at First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles.

 (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Aug. 19, 2014: A flier bearing the likeness of Ezell Ford hangs on a lightpost outside Paradise Baptist Church in South Los Angeles, where a community forum was held following his death.

 (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)
Looking back on the shooting death of Ezell Ford

Aug. 14, 2014: About 200 people march from 65th Street and Broadway to the Jesse A. Brewer 77th Street Regional Headquarters in South Los Angeles. The protest was in remembrance of Ezell Ford, who died during a confrontation with police in South L.A. earlier in the week.

 (Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times)
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