Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly in first interview: Breonna Taylor ‘didn’t deserve to die’ | USA TODAY

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly in first interview: Breonna Taylor 'didn't deserve to die' | USA TODAY 1

Louisville police Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly speaks out on Good Morning America.
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Good Morning America's Michael Strahan interviewed Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, the officer who was shot during the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment.

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54 Comments on "Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly in first interview: Breonna Taylor ‘didn’t deserve to die’ | USA TODAY"

  1. Kyara Sakari8066 Shepherd | October 21, 2020 at 1:06 PM | Reply

    That’s so sad

  2. Somebody’s lying!!!!!

    • @Bo 2. 4 U Of course no one else heard the knocking..This is because there is a pre-existing bias against police in predominantly black communities..Duh..Even if police do everything right cognitive dissonance will set in creating a conflict and in order to resolve it (or maintain the belief) people will say the opposite because they are COMMITTED to the belief that all police are bad. Its a well understood phenomenon.

    • @MrScout0311 which means they didn’t knock they just knocked the door why the hell open!!!!

    • @Bo 2. 4 U So the 1 witness who lived above her was lying when he said he WALKED PAST them as they were knocking and announcing?

    • @MrScout0311 first time he said he didn’t here nothing then he said he heard something

    • Deborah Cooper | October 21, 2020 at 8:24 PM | Reply

      @3rd Street Pictures they were sleep during the first knock. Then got out of bed!

  3. Janie K Carney | October 21, 2020 at 1:13 PM | Reply

    Cameras should always be required. It protects the police and those who are affected by these policies.

    • Phil N. de Blank | October 21, 2020 at 2:32 PM | Reply

      @Benji Not my propaganda. Whitehead is a conservative attorney who has litigated police misconduct cases for a long time. Closed minds and studied ignorance, par for the course for most Americans. Like you, eh? Cops are tyrants and you are helping they oppress the rest of us.

    • @Phil N. de Blank Cops oppress you? Howso?

    • Phil N. de Blank | October 21, 2020 at 3:31 PM | Reply

      @Man of God It’s all documented. Cops around where I live will beat you silly for farting in the wrong direction. Thugs with qualified immunity, protected by the courts, which are supposed to protect us from them. Yep, they oppress me. John Whitehead’s books and speeches, Craig Roberts’ speeches and articles detail the misconduct and oppressions of cops. You can read them if you so desire. Of keep supporting these unconstitutional butts. It’s one reason the 2d Amendment is there.

    • @Phil N. de Blank Playing the victim card I see… now its a stumbling block you just can’t seem to get over? It controls every aspect of your life too huh? Yeah Yeah don’t fart at cops hmm new slogan pitch? Can’t say I ever heard of that one… Are you seriously telling us all cops are evil? some cops are evil? few cops are evil? Because you farted at them or you really have no definitive proof to back your claim? The problem is you… your letting a narrative spun by media control your life to the extent your suddenly opressed…. Same cops stop you from working?eating?dating?going to the movies? going to the mall? give me a break… you oppress yourself.

    • Cameras protect good cops and the citizens they take an oath to protect conveniently the bad cops seem to never have on their body cameras or they are not working when something likes this happen. I wish she would have had a security system with full package surveillance system. Then everyone would have been able to see and hear the truth. No matter what the circumstances he killed someone and I would be remorseful and emotional during this interview. I don’t see either so sad.

  4. First thang…what kind of education do they require to be an officer…This is what we have come to…
    Sad comment of things..

  5. My 18 year old INNOCENT daughter was ACTUALLY murdered because of REAL SYSTEMIC INJUSTICE that affects people of ALL races. Say HER name – ANJELICA MARIE!
    Killed because of a broken judicial system – Family Court, Probation, and poor prosecution practices led to letting a psychopathic career criminal enter her life, adopt her after 2 years, then killing her and throwing her body in a ditch behind an abandoned building.
    TRUE injustice.

  6. Wow, the interviewer actually associated feelings with facts…
    Most of the worlds problems have been based on this logic.

    • You missed the point. If people feel unfairly targeted and profiled then that’s real for them, even if the police claims they aren’t. And that’s something that should be addressed by law enforcement to the community, not ignored.

    • “If you feel that way it is real” The stupidest logic the left has adopted. It’s also not a surprise because for 4 years now feelings have been cast as facts on every media outlet in America.

    • @earlyriser03 Even if that feeling is completely irrational and disproven by every statistic tracked?

    • @J. B. the discussion was about a segment of the population feeling profiled by law enforcement, not about news media agenda. No matter what the statistics show, that feeling of persecution is real for those members of the community and that is something that should be addressed, not ignored. It’s not a hard concept to grasp.

    • @earlyriser03 So what you’re saying is that the segment of the population who feel this way need mental health treatment? That is how delusional disorder is addressed.

  7. To everyone reading this, God bless you and your family. Stay healthy and VOTE ❤️

  8. How convenient, no camera’s.

  9. He saw female and a male with a gun pointed at him but only the unarmed female got shot.🤷

  10. Elizabeth Commons | October 21, 2020 at 4:00 PM | Reply

    Never ever seemed a bit racist at all when a car was stolen was recoved less than 24 hrs or less ..never

  11. Somebody in the group heard movement in the house moving towards the door……….. really now. How is that humanly possible? I smell BS!

  12. Tyrone Arrington | October 21, 2020 at 5:45 PM | Reply

    Look at Michael Strahan’s face while this cop is lying!!!

    • serious question? what do u think he lied about?

    • Tyrone Arrington | October 21, 2020 at 7:53 PM | Reply

      @AK 880 Everything!!!

    • @Tyrone Arrington so you dont think police banged on the door? you dont think Kenneth Walker shot him?

    • Tyrone Arrington | October 21, 2020 at 8:13 PM | Reply

      What do you think about this situation?

    • @Tyrone Arrington i think pd knocked and announced…we know Walker/Taylor heard the knocks at least bc Walker admitted to that, which is why they got out of bed. Perhaps they didnt hear them announcing themselves as police with a warrant, I believe the officers did announce that tho. I do not blame Walker for “standing his ground”. But I also do not blame the officers for firing back when fired upon first. It was a tragedy…a perfect storm of bad events all coming together at once.

  13. The shot hit Officer Mattingly in the thigh. That suggests the shooter was firing down, not up at him.

  14. Scorned Scarlet | October 21, 2020 at 6:27 PM | Reply

    1:31 He said at one point all seven officers were banging on the door and yelling police search warrant, yet NONE of the residence heard them is odd.

  15. Michael Steele | October 21, 2020 at 6:27 PM | Reply


  16. Soooooo he legit still don’t find fault at all!?! Like no apologies? You just wish it didn’t have to happen ?? Wow!!!!!!

  17. MELINATED MISCHEIF | October 21, 2020 at 7:30 PM | Reply

    May the ancestors steal away his bloodline’s peace, sanity & sleep for as long as the moon rises & the sets and then for eternity after that.

    May the tormented black souls of those lost to the deep torment him in his waking hours until he atones for this misdeed.


  18. If you plan on knocking the door down you’re not going to knock that many times! Bs

  19. Coco Chante’ | October 21, 2020 at 9:37 PM | Reply

    He made one shot to defend his home. Y’all shot countless bullets into her house, you had the intent to kill. All of you did. The police are wrong.

  20. Coco Chante’ | October 21, 2020 at 9:41 PM | Reply

    Trump supporters created the narrative that George Floyd died of an overdose. Glad Mattingly let us know where he stands.

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