Unlike criminal grand juries, civil grand juries can not issue criminal indictments, but James and some other DAs around the country are using them for public guidance as they weigh whether to seek charges against an officer, even in cases where the evidence overwhelmingly supports the officer and his or her justification for pulling the trigger.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
The Same People Who Continously Elect Corrupt Commissioners Will Now Determine If a Police Shooting Is Justified. This Is Just Plan Frightful!
.DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James is leading a national trend in Georgia that uses civil grand juries to consider evidence in cases where a police officer shoots and kills a civilian in the line of duty.
Posted by DeKalb Officers at 8/29/2015