Breonna Taylor’s petition on Change.org has garnered the second most signatures on the site’s history, which is following George Floyd.
The petition has over 10 million signatures and is also urging for the immediate arrest of officers John Mattingly, Brett Hankison, Myles Cosgrove, Joshua Jaynesany, to be fired, arrest and charged, and arrested. The Petition also calls for Taylor’s family to be paid for wrongful death and demanding the no knock law to be banned.
Brett Hankison was the only officer who was fired from the case. Breonna Taylor was gunned down in her sleep beingvfatally shot by Louisville Metro Police Department officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove on March 13, 2020. Three plainclothes officers executing a no knock search warrant entered her apartment in Louisville, Kentucky. Gunfire was exchanged between Taylor’s boyfriend Kenneth Walker and the officers. Walker said he believed that the officers were intruders. The LMPD officers fired over twenty shots. Taylor was shot eight. Another police officer and an LMPD lieutenant were on the scene when the warrant was executed.