Washtenaw County Sheriff: Body cam footage from deputy shows woman bit officer
Footage from the deputy in questions body cam reveals ShaTeina Grady El bit the officer during the altercation. According to Sheriff Clayton, Grady El bit the deputy first and he responded by punching her. According to the body cam footage, an officer tended to a gunshot victim who was sitting in her car. Sheriff Clayton would not comment on whether punching is an appropriate use of force against a suspect or if it is part of training. The body cam footage was released after days of protests outside the Washtenaw County Sheriffs Office and on Washtenaw Avenue near US-23 where hundreds of protesters gathered to demand answers for excessive force used by the sheriffs deputy.
Washtenaw County Sheriff to release video showing deputy punching black woman: What to know
YPSILANTI TOWNSHIP, Mich. The Washtenaw County Sheriffs Office will release new video and information after a deputy was filmed repeatedly punching a black woman during an arrest in Ypsilanti Township. Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton will offer an update on the investigation on Friday afternoon a 1 p.m. -- you can watch it live in the video player above. What happenedOn the evening of Memorial Day, a video of a women being punched by a Washtenaw County Sheriffs deputy went viral on social media. Investigation launchedSeveral staff members at the Washtenaw County Sheriffs Office have been placed on administrative leave while an investigation is underway. Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton spoke to Local 4 regarding a viral video that has prompted outrage.