Anaheim PD Body Camera Footage of Fatal Shooting Emerges in Court
March 1, 2017
"Monique!" an Anaheim policeman called out twice while tapping on Monique Deckard's apartment door. "We know you're in there. Can you come out and talk to us?" Anaheim city attorney Moses Johnson played the 12-minute footage from officer Dale Miller's body-worn camera yesterday in front of a nearly all-white jury seated before Orange County Superior Court Judge Peter J. Wilson's courtroom. The fatal officer-involved shooting of Deckard nearly two years ago on March 8, 2015 was the first since Anaheim police changed policy to be outfitted with body cameras in an effort to promote greater transparency, although the public has never had the chance to view them.
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