Rayshard Brooks interview months before he was killed

Four months before he was killed by a police officer, Rayshard Brooks spoke up about his hopes and the harshness of the U.S. criminal justice system. This interview was filmed by Reconnect, a tech startup focused on criminal justice reform, as part of a research project earlier this year.

06/19/2020 7:59 PM


  • Spencer T.
    06/22/2020 21:20

    Who could have known pulling a weapon on a cop could get you shot.

  • Nathaniel J.
    06/21/2020 12:40

    R.I P The judicial system do not work for blacks but it cators to whites? I've been saying that for awhile but once people exp what I have with the system then they will know!!

  • Bonginkosi N.
    06/21/2020 06:17


  • Souriya S.
    06/21/2020 01:59

    He tried. But should of have let the cops hand cuffed him. RIP

  • Richard M.
    06/21/2020 00:42

    I get what what the system does to a person once they are caught up in it. But he decided to escalate the situation. Did he think DUI, assaulting police officers and using a weapon against police would have helped him in his next job application.

  • Kean K.
    06/20/2020 23:49

    For you not following instructions that where clear, and acting like a fool, running from the police, stealing a tazer and firing it at police, unfortunately cost you your life!

  • Joe Y.
    06/20/2020 21:07

    Maybe shouldn’t have fought cops, stole their taser, and tried to shoot them with it. He might have been able to live a full life if he wasn’t an idiot.

  • Reginald C.
    06/20/2020 16:49

    If the truth be told they should have worst records than us but hey they cover theirs up because they are in the office of authority $$ They know what I'm saying $$

  • Tiawanda E.
    06/20/2020 06:45

    Awesome message . Amen 🙏

  • Denise R.
    06/20/2020 02:47

    Rip ❤️

  • Nancy S.
    06/20/2020 02:26


  • Barbara E.
    06/19/2020 23:07

    I saw this interview with this fine man. It is so sad! I know many who drives under the influence particularly on a Friday after work and they are not black or brown people! The murdering of black people must stop it's been going on too long.

  • Seeta D.
    06/19/2020 23:00

    I don't understand why we don't invest in people,families, communities be proactive...not reactivate..

  • Juanita T.
    06/19/2020 20:11

    True spoken words. Murdered

  • Brut
    06/19/2020 19:28

    Watch the full interview here: