Tag: police crime
The district attorney’s office is continuing to review the shooting and determine whether the officer was legally justified in firing his weapon at Cameron.
The LAPD is investigating the incident due to the fact that the protester was not posing an immediate threat to anyone when the officer shot him.
"No matter the circumstances, what happened on Friday night is a tragedy, and I expect this investigation to be handled swiftly and transparently for the sake of everyone involved."
“As the family of George Robinson, we are pleased the Jackson Police Department officers involved in his death have finally been charged with murder."
“I commend Acting Prosecutor Mayer for acting swiftly to hold this police officer accountable for the appalling and completely unjustified use of force alleged in these criminal charges.”
Two of the officers were immediately fired for use of excessive force.
"This happens time and time again.”
According to police sources, the officer was disciplined for associating with a known felon, not for driving the vehicle into the water.