OC DA Todd Spitzer Clears More Cops in Police Shooting Press Conference
March 1, 2019
Orange County district attorney Todd Spitzer held a press conference this morning to present findings on the first two police shooting cases under his term. On the job all of eight weeks, he inherited them alongside two in-custody death investigations from former DA Tony Rackauckas. Last week, Spitzer cleared Santa Ana police without much fanfare in one of the custodial death cases involving an arrest-turned-homicide. This time, Spitzer gave an hour-long presentation on the two police shooting probes, including a Fullerton incident where officers shot and killed an erratic woman who stabbed a former therapist at her office last year.
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