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No Charges For Cop Who Broke Face Of Handcuffed Woman In Patrol Car

Miyekko Durden-Bosley is pictured with the broken eye socket she sustained when being arrested by a Seattle police officer in June 2014. (Credit: KIRO 7)

Miyekko Durden-Bosley is pictured with the broken eye socket she sustained when being arrested by a Seattle police officer in June 2014. (Credit: KIRO 7)

A license to do almost anything at taxpayers’ expense:

A local prosecutor announced on Friday he would not seek criminal charges against a Seattle police officer who was shown on video throwing a bone-breaking punch at a woman who was handcuffed in the back of a patrol car.

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg (pictured above), whose office handles felony cases in the area, said he would not seek a felony charge against officer Adley Shepherd, 38, according to the Seattle Times newspaper.

Satterberg declined to file charges despite the urging of Seattle’s city attorney, whose office said the punch "undoubtedly met the felony standard," the newspaper reported. The city attorney’s office, however, has no jurisdiction to handle felony cases, according to the Times….

Via No Charges For Cop Who Broke Face Of Handcuffed Woman In Patrol Car @ Talking Points Memo.

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