Archive: 7/19/16: Tuesday
Mental Health Evaluations Previously Sought For Suspect Killed By Police On City Bus
New details coming out about the man shot and killed by police on a city bus reveal that police had been called out of him before. Court papers filed Tuesday state Oklahoma City officers were called out a total of three times on Miguel Chavez and each one was for a mental health intervention.
More Police Rifles, No Body Camera Creates Rift With Some Metro Citizens
We are learning more about how a plan to allow Oklahoma City Police Officers to carry their own rifles on patrol will work. After the Dallas police ambush, the Fraternal Order of Police requested the ability for officers to carry their own rifles out of fear that they could be outgunned.
ACLU: Decision Allowing OKC Officers To Carry Personal Rifles May Increase Tension
The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma (ACLU) is speaking out against Oklahoma City Police Chief’s decision allowing officers to carry personal rifles, saying it is likely to increase tension between the public and law enforcement.