Amir Locke's Perspective Ignored in Call Not to File Charges Against Cop
April 6, 2022
Amir Locke's perspective was ignored in the decision announced on Wednesday not to file criminal charges against the officer who fatally shot the 22-year-old Black man because the analysis was only evaluated from the officer's viewpoint as a matter of procedure, the district attorney's office said.
In a statement sent to Newsweek, the legal team representing Locke's family, which includes Crump, Jeff Storms and Antonio Romanucci said, "The family of Amir Locke is deeply disappointed by the decision not to criminally charge Minneapolis Police Officer Mark Hanneman.
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