OCDA Releases Body Camera Video of Man's Fatal Encounter with Anaheim PD
November 30, 2017
The Orange County District Attorney's office released body camera footage showing Anaheim police leaving a homeless man in a coma after a confrontation last year. The agency already cleared two officers in September of any wrongdoing in the incident that ended with Vincent Valenzuela, 32, being pulled off life support days later. The evidence was presented during a news conference held yesterday afternoon after a judge lifted a protective court order on the footage.
The public disclosure is part of a new OCDA policy on releasing video and audio evidence whenever possible in police shooting and in-custody deaths.
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