San Jose Police Department Auditor Wants Officers More Accountable In Use-Of-Force Incidents

Yes sir accountability. You are trained to be less scared than the average person yet you feel threatened by children with toy guns, shooting unarmed citizens, choking people to death. This is not protecting and serving more guilty even if innocent.

CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) – The independent police auditor in San Jose has issued its yearly report on the city’s police department, chief among its recommendations is for police to change the way it internally investigates use-of-force incidents by officers.

The department has not commented on the report yet and Chief Larry Esquivel still has to read through it all. But recommendations in the audit are pushing the department to hold officers more accountable when using force.

Last year, video showed a San Jose police officer slamming a woman into his car. According to police, the off-duty officer was allegedly rear-ended by the woman who drove off. The officer chased her down, showed her his badge, then the struggle began. Internal affairs determined the officer’s use of force was justified.

Now there’s a call for the department to look closer when an officer uses force, to see if the punishment…

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