Sunday, May 8, 2016

US Attorney Reviewing Case of Homeless Veteran And Orlando Police Officer

U.S. ATTORNEY TO REVIEW ARREST OF HOMELESS VETERAN BY ORLANDO POLICE
WMFE
by Renata Sago
May 6, 2016

The U.S. Attorney’s Office is looking into excessive force allegations against an Orlando police officer. An Orlando Police Department internal review cleared officer James Wilson in an alleged assault last year against homeless veteran Terre Johnson in Parramore. But the Citizens’ Police Review Board, an independent entity, recommended that Wilson be charged.

U.S. Attorney spokesman William Daniels says the chairman of the independent review board, Henry Lim, referred the case.
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