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No Charges Against Calif. Cop who Shot Unarmed Man

October 07, 2011  | 

Orange County won't prosecute Anaheim Police Lt. Tim Schmidt, who fatally shot a parolee he had confronted for stealing mail from homes in Anaheim Hills.

After recognizing 27-year-old Travis Mock, Lt. Schmidt confronted the parolee and saw him pull a black object from his jacket. Fearing for his life, the officer fatally shot Mock. A cellphone was found at the scene.

Source: Sacramento Bee

Tags: Officers Exonerated, Anaheim (Calif.) PD, Officer Involved Shootings


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Charles Raquipiso @ 2/11/2013 8:46 AM

A news article rarely ever documents the events and circumstances of an incodent. I trust that the decisions made by the professionals involved in this matter accted accordingly. The LT was one of the most inspirational RTO's of my police accademy class. Though much time has passed since I have been able to work with LT Schmidt, his name joins a long list of great people whom have contributed to my understanding of what type of person I strive to be.

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