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Indiana Police Officers Acquitted of Excessive Force in 2020 Protesters’ Arrest

Two Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers were found not guilty of multiple charges stemming from an incident that occurred during the 2020 racial justice protests in downtown Indianapolis.

After a five day trial, a Marion County jury acquitted IMPD officer Jonathan Horlock on four charges, including battery, perjury and obstruction of justice. The jury also acquitted IMPD officer Nathaniel Schauwecker on four charges, including battery and official misconduct.

After about ten hours of deliberation, the jury could not reach a verdict on one count of battery and one count of official misconduct for both officers.

Read the source article WFYI Indianapolis

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