Mayor Hodges’ Thanks Feds for Agreeing to Independent Investigation of Jamar Clark Shooting
November 17, 2015 (Minneapolis)—Today Mayor Betsy Hodges made the following statement today after learning that the FBI and Department of Justice have agreed to her request and have initiated a criminal civil rights investigation into the police-involved shooting of Jamar Clark.
“I thank the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger’s Office for agreeing to a criminal civil rights investigation into the officer-involved shooting this past weekend,” said Mayor Betsy Hodges. “I made this request because I believe that it is the best way to build confidence in the process for everyone involved and concerned. I have confidence that our federal partners and the Minnesota BCA will conduct an independent and thorough investigation, and that investigators will follow the facts wherever they may lead. I urge anyone who has information that can aid these investigations to come forward.”
Published Nov 17, 2015