The Latest: Police union blasts charges against ex-officers
July 27, 2017
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on the death of a mentally ill man who was shocked with a stun gun a dozen times in Nebraska (all times local):
An Omaha police union has blasted prosecutors' decision to criminally charge two fired police officers following the death of a mentally ill Oklahoma man last month who was shocked by a stun gun a dozen times and punched repeatedly in the face while on the ground.
In a two-page written statement, the Omaha Police Officers' Association accused the Douglas County Attorney's Office of bowing to pressure in charging former officers Scotty Payn...