The U.S. Department of Justice released a report Monday detailing problems with the Minneapolis, Minnesota police department's response to protests that followed the 2015 shooting death of Jamar Clark.
U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger said the government would have had to establish without a reasonable doubt that the officers acted willfully, with the specific intent to do something the the law forbids.
Clark, 24, was shot by Minneapolis police after getting into a domestic dispute with his girlfriend on Nov. 15. He was unarmed when he was approached by Ringgenberg and Schwarze. The officers claimed Clark tried to take his own life by grabbing Ringgenberg's gun. The incident lasted just over a minute before Clark was fatally shot.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman has announced that charges will not be filed against officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze in the shooting death of Jamar Clark.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman has decided that he will not empanel a grand jury to decide whether to charge two Minneapolis police officers in the shooting death of Jamar Clark.
At least five Black Lives Matter protesters were shot by white supremacists during peaceful protests for Jamar Clark, the 24-year-old man gunned down by Minneapolis police officers last week.