1992 : Unarmed Malice Green Killed by Detroit Police Officers

November 5, 2020 all-day

(28051) Memorials, Landmarks, Malice Green, Detroit, 1998

Malice Green, an unarmed African-American Detroit man is stopped for questioning outside a reputed crack house on West Warren in Detroit. Green died of repeated blows to the head with heavy flashlights. The two officers, Larry Nevers and Walter Budzyn, who encountered Green are convicted of involuntary manslaughter after having been granted second trials.

Sources :

Detroit African American History Project.

Elisha Anderson, “25 years ago, Malice Green became the face of police brutality in Detroit“, Detroit Free Press, November 3, 2017.

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