A panel of judges decided that the officer acted “reasonably.”
Democratic Sen. Cory Booker and his GOP counterpart, Sen. Tim Scott, had been negotiating a bipartisan police reform bill for months. But it just died.
The woman, Yessenia Garcia, was eventually cleared of all charges—yet her mugshot is still online for anyone to see.
Officer Darian Dasko and four other cops from the Aurora Police Department stopped Brittany Gilliam with her daughter, sister, and two young nieces—ages 17, 14, 12, and 6 at the time.
Dartavius Barnes is now suing the Springfield Police Department.
Brittney Gilliam just wanted to take her daughter, sister, and nieces to a nail salon. They ended up facedown in a parking lot surrounded by cops.
”This has to stop,” the judge said.
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