Tag: police violence
“From the very beginning, we have seen a campaign of prevarication, of dishonesty, of outright neglect of any semblance of justice for Breonna Taylor or for her family.”
“Earlier today Mr. Lucas was terminated for his egregious violation of the City’s and police department’s policies.”
Wolfe City Police Officer Shaun Lucas was accused of shooting an unarmed man for no justifiable reason while on-duty.
Hicks and his robbery crew stole thousands of dollars in cash, multi-kilogram quantities of cocaine, hundreds of pounds of marijuana, and several firearms.
“That is not what we’re hired to do. We are not judge, jury, and executor. We are not to treat people inhumanely like they don’t matter.”
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.
Mayor Lovely Warren announced the next day that she had suspended seven officers while an investigation is under way.
"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."
“His actions are unacceptable, and I will not have it from any of my deputies.”