JACKSONVILLE, Fla — On Tuesday afternoon, Jacksonville Sheriff T.K. Waters was notified by concerned citizens of an incident involving the use of force by Jacksonville Sheriff’s officers that had occurred the evening prior.
Since that notification, the Sheriff, senior staff members, and members of the Professional Oversight Unit have reviewed the available reports and body worn camera footage associated with the incident.
“Based on this thorough examination, this administration has concluded that the officers involved did not violate Florida law or Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office policy by their actions,” JSO said in a news release.
“This agency understands and is sensitive to the community’s concern regarding police use of force. Cognizant of that and in keeping with this administration’s commitment to openness and transparency, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has today publicly released the relevant body worn camera footage pertaining to this incident.”
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JSO posted body-camera videos on its YouTube page. You can watch them below. Warning: Viewer discretion is advised.
The footage from the officers involved has been made available at the following links:
Officer/Video #1 - https://youtu.be/tBOLoPk9Oq8
Officer/Video #2 - https://youtu.be/nQvtpYMoNwQ