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Old 12-03-2014, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Kinthalis View Post
So is there?

In the current climate, and the willingness of local government to shield their police departments I wouldn't be surprised if there was a coverup. But I'd like to know if the article as presented above misleading.
There would have to have been a sufficient cover-up to convince a supposedly independent grand jury not to indict, and then another cover-up to convince the federal court to dismiss the family's lawsuit.

"In sum, viewing all of the circumstances, the court finds that a reasonable officer in each of the officers' shoes would have concluded that Jones posed an immediate threat of serious physical harm to all of the officers. The officers' use of deadly force therefore was justified and reasonable," Groh's opinion reads.