Body camera video released from police shooting in Moncrief

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Police body camera video released Friday from the State Attorney’s Office was taken on the night of Jan. 5 — Jacksonville’s first police-involved shooting of the year.

Officer N.E. Lawson shot and killed 17-year-old Kwamae Jones after a traffic crash near West 45th Street and Moncrief Road. Jones was killed, and 18-year-old Joseph Carter was wounded.

The Sheriff’s Office said the two teenagers and a third teen who was driving were being pursued in their car by police after the trio was seen traveling up Moncrief Road in the wrong direction.

After crashing their car into the base of a pedestrian overpass, Lawson’s body cam shows as he drives to the scene.

According to the State Attorney’s Office investigation, one of the teen’s inside the car points a gun at Lawson when he arrives.

After a verbal exchange, investigators said Lawson fired his weapon seven times.

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Shooting victim’s mother to appear at body camera hearing — Monday, September 28, 2020 — www.eenews.net

Kelly Ghaisar, whose 25-year-old son was shot to death by U.S. Park Police in November 2017, will make her first appearance before Congress tomorrow when she testifies before a panel of the House Natural Resources Committee.

Her son, Bijan Ghaisar, an accountant from Virginia, died days after two officers fired 10 shots into his Jeep Grand Cherokee as he pulled away during a traffic stop on the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Fairfax County, Va.

No charges have been filed in the case, but the family has filed a civil lawsuit against the federal government.

In June, the House passed the “Federal Police Camera and Accountability Act,” H.R. 3364, which would require uniformed federal police officers to wear body cameras and have dashboard cameras in marked vehicles. House members included the bill in their broader “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020.”

The sponsors of the camera bill, Del.

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Body Camera Released in Fatal California Police-Involved Shooting

The West Sacramento Police Department released body camera video Monday of its first fatal officer-involved shooting in 20 years in which a former police department employee was shot to death on Sept. 12.

The West Sacramento Police Department released body camera video Monday of its first fatal officer-involved shooting in 20 years in which a former police department employee was shot to death on Sept. 12.

West Sacramento Police Department

WEST SACRAMENTO, California — The West Sacramento Police Department released body camera video Monday of its first fatal officer-involved shooting in 20 years in which a former police department employee was shot to death on Sept. 12.

The victim in the shooting, identified as Robert Coleman, was a former code enforcement and parking enforcement officer for the department in the late 1990s. He left the department in 2004, department officials said in a Facebook post.

Coleman, 88, was shot by West Sacramento police officers after 3 a.m. in the 1800 block of West Capitol Avenue as they were investigating reports of an armed man in the area.

The video release, which contains footage

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