Mar 10, 2016
Fault Lines Links – 2 Baltimore Officers Charged In Assault Of Student
Mar. 10, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Hi folks, here’s what you need to know this morning:
- Baltimore City School Police Officers Saverna Bias and Anthony Spence were charged with assault and misconduct after a video emerged of Spence repeatedly slapping and kicking a 10th-grade student while Bias looked on.
- The wrongful death suit brought by the family of Alex Nieto against San Francisco PD went to the jury for deliberation. Officers shot Nieto, a security guard at a nightclub, 15 times after they mistook his taser for a gun nearly two years ago.
- The mother of Sahlah Ridgeway has filed a complaint with the Citizen’s Review Board and retained an attorney following the killing of her daughter by Syracuse Officer Darrin Ettinger last month. Ettinger, responding to a drug activity call, shot Ridgeway after an allegedly armed Ridgeway as she fled from the scene.
- Following a six month investigation, authorities announced that no charges will be brought against four Virginia Beach Officers in the fatal shooting of India Kager and Angelo Perry last year. Kager was shot and killed by Virginia officers in September 2015 when Perry, the passenger in her car allegedly fired at the police.