Regarding the review of videos from Troop F, one source, who is a current state official, said the state police panel reviewing the videos is simply “policy and procedure.” But two sources with knowledge of the process said the panel is specifically investigating whether Troop F’s interactions with Black motorists involved a pattern of excessive force.
“This isn’t a group of people in a dark room locked away,” the state official source said.
Wanneer dit bereik word vir kommentaar, LSP spokesperson Nick Manale said, “It is no secret that LSP supervisors routinely review camera footage to ensure officer safety, compliance to LSP policy, and proper interactions with the public.”
A second source who is familiar with the panel told CNN it is standard for the LSP to assign supervisors from across the state to review video from all troopers, but especially if there is “any indication or suspicion of repeated wrongdoing by a troop, in this case Troop F.”
“Tipies, this panel would be comprised of individuals who are part of the colonel’s command staff,” het die bron bygevoeg.