Police brutality protest held in Warren after Amazon drivers arrest
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. Protesters gathered in Warren to discuss racism and police brutality Saturday. One of the main topics was the recent arrest of an Amazon driver in Warren. RELATED: I was terrified -- Amazon driver speaks out after rough arrest in WarrenWhen an Amazon driver in Warren is arrested for doing their job, its not only -- as the mayor says -- outrageous, it is racism, it is bias, said Justin Walters. It is the reason were here today.Protesters are asking for changes and Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer said changes are due. Im trying to get the bad apples out of the Warren Police Department.Dwyer said while there is training for deescalation and cultural diversity, police officers need more training.
I was terrified -- Amazon driver speaks out after rough arrest in Warren
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. A week ago, the Macomb County Prosecutors Office denied a warrant request in connection with an altercation between a Warren police officer, who is White, and an Amazon driver, who is Black. Police approached the driver, 23-year-old Jaylen Bond, asked to see his license and a confrontation ensued. According to the Warren Police Department, it was a case of resisting arrest. Andrews said the arrest was unconstitutional and that Warren Police William Dwyer defamed Bond, who has been affected personally by the arrest and the officers actions. When he held me about my neck, I was terrified, Bond said.
Prosecutors office denies charges against Amazon delivery driver arrested in Warren
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. The Macomb County Prosecutors Office denied a warrant request in connection with an altercation between a Warren police officer, who is White, and an Amazon driver, who is Black. He was involved in a confrontation with an officer while he was delivering a package. Amondeuz Graham was on his way to get gardening supplies when he saw the Amazon driver getting into a confrontation with a Warren police officer. Residents came out of their homes and watched as the confrontation went down, which Graham got the middle of. READ: Warren police dashcam captures altercation between officer and Amazon driver
Warren PD, community leaders to meet after violent confrontation between officer, Amazon driver
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. The fallout from a violent confrontation between a Warren police officer and an Amazon delivery driver continues. Police and community leaders are expected to meet Friday in a face-to-face meeting where members from the National Action Network will meet with Warren police commissioner Bill Dwyer. The meeting comes after the Macomb County Prosecutors Office denied charges against the driver, 23-year-old Jaylen Bond. The Macomb County Sheriffs Office is having an independent investigation into whether excessive force was used. Warren mayor Jim Fouts took to social media and said the officer should be fired.
Community community leaders meet with Warren police after Amazon drivers rough arrest
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. Local leaders of the National Action Network were in Warren Friday to sit-down with police commissioner Bill Dwyer. The meeting comes after the violent arrest of 23-year-old Amazon driver Jaylen Bond. NAN said the arrest of a black Amazon driver while he was working is not unique to the city of Warren. Dwyer said the department had been receiving complaints about delivery trucks blocking traffic and city council wanted traffic enforcement officers to patrol neighborhoods. Police said the Amazon driver refused to show the officer his license.
Cellphone video shows confrontation between Warren police officer and Amazon driver
WARREN, Mich. Amondeuz Graham was on his way to get gardening supplies when he saw a confrontation between a Warren police officer and an Amazon driver. He stopped to record it, what his cellphone video shows is the middle of the confrontation, not what started it. On the video you see the White officer with the Amazon driver, who is Black, on the ground. The policy of the warren police department and the training provided to every officer is to deescalate every situation. Dwyer also confirms there is audio and video from the officers camera from start to finish of the confrontation.
Warren police release dashcam video of altercation between officer and Amazon driver
WARREN, Mich. Police opened an Internal Affairs investigation after a confrontation between a white police officer and a black deliver driver. New dashcam video was released Wednesday by the Warren Police Department. Warren Police Commissioner William Dwyer is standing by his officers and is recommending felony charges for the delivery driver. Originally, it was thought the only thing that was done wrong was the Amazon vehicle being improperly parked, but Warren police said thats not the case. The driver was charged with resisting and obstructing a police officer, failure to obey a lawful command and failure to produce a drivers license.
Warren police dashcam captures altercation between officer and Amazon driver
WARREN, Mich. Newly released police dashcam video is shedding new light into the arrest of an Amazon delivery driver in Warren. The cellphone video of the Amazon driver being violently arrested by police as he was making a delivery went viral on social media, but Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer said theres more going on. It's the video sparking outrage all over social media showing an amazon driver being manhandled by the cops after making a delivery. The officer had a legal reason to contact the driver as he was parked illegally, Dwyer said. Amazon released the following statement: