Justice Department Releases Review of Jamar Clark Shooting Aftermath

The county prosecutor and the U.S. attorney both declined to charge the two officers involved

 

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The Justice Department’s review is in on how Minneapolis handled the aftermath of the Jamar Clark shooting.

Clark’s death in a confrontation with two officers sparked weeks of protests that were largely peaceful, though one on November included skirmishes between officers and demonstrators.

The review found the city didn’t have a coordinated response to the 18 day police precinct occupation and didn’t have a plan for managing a civil disturbance as it became a long-term event.

The county prosecutor and the U.S. attorney both declined to charge the two officers involved.

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