Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr., 46, had faced the most serious charges of any of the six officers indicted in Gray’s arrest and death last April, including second-degree depraved heart murder. Goodson was also acquitted of three counts of manslaughter, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office.

Source: Baltimore Police Officer Goodson Acquitted of All Charges

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  1. I am sorry, I just don’t understand. I know several facts. A person in custody gets into a police van, under police control and management, in a van equipped with systems ( belts ) designed to hold those in custody securely and safely. That the person in custody died, it means that someone in charge of securing them did not do the normal things in their custody to keep them safe.

    Yet all those in charge have been found not guilty of his death. A man died in charge of other people, and yet even though their action could have prevented, by following the procedures in effect that they discarded, they were found not guilty of that death.

    I can only figure that this dispensation is only because they are Police members. Sure as I or you , were to do such a thing, to cause a death by disregarding all safety items, we would be in serious jeopardy under the law of the land.

    I can only figure that jury nullification is taking place. Even though those in charge of this man made choices that killed him, they get away from responsibility due to white privilege, due to the legal system taking care of itself against even the truth. So a man died, and those where were responsible for his safety as he couldn’t be held responsible for that duty.

    Sad.. oh very sad. It must change, and it will only change when the idea of that change is inside each person. To all , Hugs

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