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Posted: 3/21/2002 10:01:11 AM EDT
Video showed officer lied By Jane Prendergastjprendergast@enquirer.com The Cincinnati Enquirer Cincinnati police supervisors knew in three seconds that Officer Stephen Roach lied about what happened when he shot Timothy Thomas in an Over-the-Rhine alley. The internal investigation, released Tuesday, explained the department doesn't think there's any way Officer Roach could have repeatedly ordered Mr. Thomas to show his hands and perceived that he was coming at him with a weapon. All of that couldn't have happened in the three seconds, captured on a cruiser videotape, between when the officer started down the dark alley April 7 and when he fired the fatal shot. That's how homicide detectives first knew Officer Roach was not telling the truth, Chief Tom Streicher said. Showing Officer Roach the tape was how they prompted a change in his story. The 46-page investigation concluded that Officer Roach, who quit in January and now patrols Evendale, violated department policy in two ways: http://enquirer.com/editions/2002/03/20/loc_2video_showed_officer.html
Link Posted: 3/21/2002 10:06:21 AM EDT
c-rock, you KNOW that the report is WRONG!!! It was a clean shoot, as was the FBI shoot. Now repeat after me: Guns are evil Guns are evil Guns are evil Repeat until you send my all of your guns!! [smoke]
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