SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Households of lethal police capturing victims in San Francisco declare that District Legal professional Brook Jenkins is delaying prosecuting the cops for political causes. These households and their supporters held a press convention Thursday outdoors the DA’s workplace.
“I would like her to place again on the calendar that was already scheduled to maneuver my nephew’s case ahead,” mentioned April Inexperienced, the aunt of Keita O’Neil.
“I would like the case to go on as it could have gone on. It doesn’t matter what the end result is,” mentioned Cleo Moore, mom of Sean Moore.
“I would like justice for the homicide of Luis Gongora Pat,” mentioned Jose Gongora, brother of Luis Gongora Pat.
Three households of family members killed in three separate shootings by San Francisco law enforcement officials had been outdoors the DA’s workplace demanding that DA Jenkins transfer ahead with legal prosecutions in every case.
San Francisco police physique cam video reveals the second O’neil was shot. In line with then District Legal professional Chesa Boudin, O’neil was unarmed on the time. The officer who fired his gun can be the primary within the historical past of the San Francisco Police Division to be charged in connection to a lethal capturing.
“In San Francisco, there was an extended historical past resulting in no accountability by any means,” mentioned Boudin.
Nevertheless, now there may be concern about police accountability amongst these members of the family as a result of they are saying interim DA Brooke Jenkins seems to be delaying every of the instances in opposition to the officers from going ahead.
“DA Jenkins took workplace. our assembly that we had in workplace was canceled,” mentioned Andriana Camarena a Pat household spokesperon.
“When she took workplace, she fired each person who was on the case for my son,” mentioned Cleo Moore.
“I’m actually apprehensive that if Jenkins wins this election that officer goes to stroll away,” mentioned Inexperienced.
“Whether or not or not Brooke Jenkins is the subsequent DA of San Francisco, it’s our accountability to place stress on this technique, that permits for these prosecutions to occur,” mentioned William Fitzgerald of the Anti Police Terror Undertaking.
KRON4 reached out to the district legal professional’s workplace to present Brooke Jenkins a chance to reply to claims that she is delaying prosecuting officers concerned lethal shootings.
Her spokesperson mentioned that the DA is in touch with every of the households and can proceed to maintain them apprised of developments in every case, and that the DA can remark no additional as a result of delicate nature of the investigations.