Victim's Name: Yolanda Thomas Agency Responsible: M […], 'We have updated this article several times due to the odd public records. Photos show officers reenacting chokehold on ... Three Aurora police officers reenacting the chokehold that preceded Elijah McClain's death. He was put in a carotid control hold after an officer said he was reaching for one of their guns. Apparently unarmed Thomas tried to flee, which police interpreted as threatening, and both were shot to death. The 23-year-old was put on life support after he lost consciousness and experienced cardiac arrest. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Author: Allison Sylte Published: 3:06 PM MDT June 26, 2020 McClain's family decried the photos in a statement. As they approached he held a handgun to his own head and threatened to shoot. They should be charged and those charges should at least include manslaughter. Three officers from the Aurora Police Department have been fired over a photo reenacting the chokehold that preceded Elijah McClain's death. ... Nathan Woodyard… Any officer that asks a paramedic to force medicate a patient should be fired and held accountable for side effects. By granting the officer’s request, this paramedic violated his or her hippocratic oath and should be prevented from practicing medicine. This author knows from experience that police officers often shout out various things during use of force incidents that are designed to make it sound like the subject is behaving worse than he really is. Wilson added that she had no choice but to put the officers on paid leave because she was only legally able to suspend their pay if they were accused of a felony. Daughter later was freed, but suspect allegedly used 3-year-old son as a shield multiple times when pointing […], Deputies discovered a suicidal Morrow and his parked motorcycle on a remote road. These types of encounters are notorious for transforming law abiding citizens into violent criminals. Updated on: July 3, 2020 / 5:23 PM The hold rendered McClain unconscious and they were able to put him in handcuffs. “This can be in a variety of different assignments but is usually administrative in nature.” Officers Nathan Woodyard and Jason Rosenblatt were moved to desk duty on June 13, and officer Randy Roedema was re-assigned on June 20, officials said. One photo shows three officers — identified as Jones, Erica Marrero and Kyle Dittrich — smiling near what Wilson described as the site of McClain's memorial. The inc […], Lincoln Police Officer Amanda Crow has resigned following her arrest on November 17th in a drug sting by the Oxford Police. The incident took place on May 23, 2020 but Tuminelli was not suspended until November 11, 2020. The Aurora Police Department officers who confronted McClain—Nathan Woodyard, Jason Rosenblatt, and Randy Roedema—reportedly used … The arrest was the result of a September 21st sale to an undercover agent. “They murdered him. Wilson said she terminated the officers 72 hours after their hearings, the soonest that she was able to legally do so. "APD's conduct is no different than that of white supremacists of at the height of the Jim Crow South who snapped smiling pictures of themselves at the scenes of brutal, lethal lynchings of black men, keeping the images of torture as souvenirs or even turning them into postcards to send to friends," the family added. ', 'We have added a separate article profiling the Lyft driver', 'The YouTube account that did the excellent analysis of the Kenosha shooting as well as the video of Dominick or Dominic with Kyle Rittenhouse when Kyle punched a girls has been terminated. This author personally learned this the hard way after an encounter with campus security guards during college. They do that to make the use of force sound justified. He also said that the amount of ketamine in McClain’s system was therapeutic. The officers put him in a chokehold after he “resisted contact,” according to a police statement at the time. When do states certify their election results? He then says “my name is Elijah McClain, I was going home. Wilson said she first became aware of the photos last Thursday after an officer came forward to his sergeant, and immediately ordered an expedited investigation. The family of Elijah McClain is demanding that the case against Aurora Police officers Nathan Woodyard, Jason Rosenblatt, and Randy Roedema be reopened. Officers were fou […], Omaha Police Department responded to a 911 domestic disturbance call around 2am which indicated that the suspect had a shotgun. Had he survived they would have probably charged him with resisting arrest, assaulting an officer, and attempting to steal the officer’s gun. Three officers from the Aurora Police Department have been fired over a photo reenacting the chokehold that occurred before the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died in police custody last summer, the interim police chief announced Friday. That of course raises the question, should a person that knows they are innocent be entitled to use force against police to protect their person from wrongful imprisonment? In response to this complaint, I must point out that as a health care provider I am an essential worker and I have taken the necessary precautions in my practice to ensure minimal exposure (scheduling in a way to prevent no contact between patients, enforced masks, sterilizing and washing surfaces of trea […], 'Bringing kids into stupid drama is a crime in itself. Mendez is 29 […], Ottumwa Police Officer Jordan Woodward has been arrested on domestic assault charges for allegedly choking a woman. That poor sweet kid. Although the officers involved in McClain's death have not been charged, Colorado Governor Jared Polis appointed a special prosecutor to review the case. Public records reveal a lot about the killers including several places that might be of interest to protesters demanding justice. In this case McClain was not even accused of a crime, but he did not react well to being assaulted by officers.