Laboard on June 13, police said. Brown and all of the citizens of Baltimore County that we will collect the facts impartially and apply the law fairly. To do the job properly, we cannot rush the process, but we will do all that we can to move forward in a timely manner. Michael Davey, the police union attorney representing Laboard, was in a trial on Monday and not available for comment.
VIDEO: Baltimore Cop Chokes, Repeatedly Punches Crying Black Teen
Baltimore cop suspended after video shows him punching man | MSNBC
A Florida police department fired one of its officers for choking a year-old boy, a restraint tactic reserved for extreme situations. Actions like this are not acceptable and violate the public's trust, which every employee has worked so hard to earn. This situation warranted the former officer's termination. According to a case report sent to Yahoo Lifestyle by the Largo Police Department, on April 4th Livernois responded to a battery call after a suspect who apparently resembled the kid in the video hit a woman and threatened to shoot someone. You scared? Officer Livernois admitted in police transcripts that he did not try to de-escalate the heightened situation. Read more from Yahoo Lifestyle:.
Off-Duty Officer Pins Black Teen To Ground For Being On His Lawn
Powered by WordPress. Baltimore County police officer James D. Laboard, 33 pictured right , was found not guilty of choking unarmed teen, Christopher Brown , 17 pictured left , to death on June 12 while allegedly trying to arrest him, reports the Baltimore Sun. The officer gave chase, and without cuffs or a gun, felt that putting the teen in a chokehold was the only way to restrain him.
Cosom has been placed on administrative leave. The video footage of the incident was captured by police surveillance cameras. The two apparently exchanged words. In his report, Cosom wrote that Truss and his woman friend began to argue, and Truss pushed her once they left the location.