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Here are some things happening;
Mesa Police Department officer Philip Brailsford is on trial for the killing of Daniel Shaver. I’ll post on it when the jury hands in a verdict.
The jury is deliberating in the federal trial of three Boynton Beach police officers accused of violating the civil rights of a passenger in a vehicle. If they reach a verdict tomorrow, I’ll blog it on Monday.
Charleston, West Virginia officer Stephen Doss plead guilty to failing to use his lights and sirens in a crash that killed 80-year old Dora Clarke. Doss initially faced a charge of negligent homicide which carries a one year prison sentence and $100 fine. His plea carries a maximum sentence of 10 days in jail. Sentencing is scheduled for December 7, 2017. Last week, the Charleston City Council approved a $675,000 settlement for a wrongful death claim that followed Doss’ accident. Read the rest of this entry
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A police report indicates that an unarmed young father of two begged for his life before being shot dead by a police officer in Mesa, Arizona. His distraught widow is now fighting to ensure that the officer responsible ends up behind bars.
According to KTAR radio in Phoenix, the newly-released police report indicates that Shaver told officers “please don’t shoot me,” shortly before he was indeed shot five times and killed.
Philip Brailsford, a former officer for in the Mesa Police Department, has been charged with second-degree murder, and he has pled not guilty. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said a plea deal is being considered, in place of going to trial. Read the rest of this entry