Tag: police violence
The former mayor and deputy police chief remain in hiding along with many of the other officers suspected of murdering Sánchez.
Hickman was charged with assault by strangulation, assault inflicting serious injury, and communicating threats.
No criminal charges have been filed against the Topeka Police Department for suppressing the footage or the prosecutors.
6-year-old Kameron Prescott was inside the trailer when the shooting started.
“Officers who violate anyone’s rights also violate their oaths of honor, and they tarnish the names of the vast majority of officers, who do incredible work."
“When you’re under arrest and you’re handcuffed, you’re put into a police minivan and you’re with two officers over 6-feet tall and over 200 pounds, there can’t be consent.”
“An officer has the right to terminate the threat, but not terminate the person.”
After reviewing the unedited video during Aguilar’s trial, the judge dismissed the charges against the innocent teen.