SEATTLE, Wash. (KING) The Seattle Police Department has released the digital in-car video of a police officer punching a handcuffed woman after she assaulted him.
The King County Prosecutor announced that the officer will not face criminal charges. Prosecutor Dan Satterberg acknowledged the officer’s actions might not meet the Seattle Police Department’s policies, but he says that does not mean it was a criminal act.
The incident began in the early morning hours of June 22nd, Officer Adley Shepherd responded to a call about a possible domestic violence incident in South Seattle. The situation escalated. A woman involved in the incident, Miyekko Durden-Bosley, was put in handcuffs and placed in a patrol car.
According to the police report, Bosley kicked Officer Shepherd who responded with a single punch to the woman’s face.
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