“While a single video does not depict the entirety of the interactions between the police and the individual, this particular video is very disturbing.”
“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”
Although deputies claim that the teen had a gun, no firearm was located at the scene.
“There was not a clear threat before the use of force was made. This is not a victory for anyone, but rather a way for our city to move forward.”
“The difficulties posed by this case are clearly represented by the jury’s inability to come to a verdict on three of the four charged offenses.”
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“Prosecuting criminals who work in police agencies is essential both to protect our communities and to support the many honorable officers whose reputations they unfairly tarnish.”