PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union is elevating questions on how a excessive-velocity chase led to a lethal capturing involving officers on Interstate ninety five in Rhode Island.
The ACLU of Rhode Island on Monday questioned whether or not the chase and use of drive have been justified, why extra physique cameras weren’t activated and why state police have not launched the concerned troopers’ names.
Police say 32-yr-previous Joseph Santos tried to hurry away from officers Thursday however received caught in visitors and repeatedly rammed one other automotive.
Windfall and state police fired greater than forty rounds, killing Santos and injuring his passenger.
The ACLU says it is mistaken accountable police with out extra info, nevertheless it’s additionally inappropriate for them to conclude they are not at fault.
Police have stated there was an imminent hazard to the general public.