According to the Washington Post, Officer Walter Lee was charged in federal court and has been suspended from duty pending the proceedings.
An organization recently made available to the media a significant database of social media posts—that they deem to be potentially offensive—from thousands of officers from places such as Philadelphia, Dallas, Phoenix, St. Louis, and elsewhere. Internal investigations have been launched at several of those agencies. Here's why cops need to use social media cautiously.
The gunman—identified as 34-year old Javon Lewis—now faces two counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide, strangulation and suffocation, misdemeanor battery, and a felon in possession of a firearm.
An officer with the Dover (DE) Police Department has been charged with manslaughter, third-degree assault, speeding, and second offense using an electronic device while operating a motor vehicle.