Date: April 1973
On an April morning in 1973, Officer Thomas Shea shot 10-year-old Clifford Glover in Jamaica, Queens, killing him. Shea's defense was that he thought the unarmed child had a gun. Shea was charged with murder and tried in 1974, but was acquitted by a predominantly white jury. However, he was fired by the NYPD the same year.