Logo


Menlo Park City Council Email Log

[ Home ] [ City Council ] [ Search ] [ 05/06 Archive ] [ 07/08 Archive ] [ 09/10 Archive ] [ 2011 Archive ] [ 12/13 Archive ] [ Watch City Council Meetings ]


Re: Steve Wagstaffe's response, Dec 7, 2014

From: domainremoved <Aram>
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:14:11 -0800

Hi Steve,

Thanks so much for getting back to me so quickly. I hope you are doing extremely well. And thank you for adding some transparency to the process in terms of the time frame necessary to complete your investigation in this matter. I would appreciate if you would give the public a few days advance notice, before you make your final announcement, so those who wish to attend your new conference, can be there to ask questions if need be. Thank you.

Best regards

Aram James

P.S. Steve can you answer the last question in my series: During your tenure and the tenure of Jim Fox
 (I believe this spans about 30 years) has your office ever brought charges
against a police officer in deadly force situation? If so, on how many occasions, etc? How many deadly force cases in the 30 year time frame have there been?
>
> Good morning Aram,
>
> I will answer all of your questions when we complete our investigation and receive all the coroner's reports and forensic laboratory reports and after I announce my decision. Our goal is to complete that process in a period of two months following the shooting which occurred on November 11, 2014. That goal of two months compares with well over a year in most other counties in Northern California.
>
> Thank you
> Steve Wagstaffe
>
>
> >>> Aram James <abjpd1_at_(domainremoved)
> Questions for the Menlo Park Police and DA Steve Wagstaffe:
>> I
>>> What affirmative proof is there that the gun that the alleged suspect had, was not planted by the police? Is this why the 2 officers with cameras turned their cameras off at the scene, or alternatively, conveniently decided not to turn their cameras on? Why did the police officers at the scene move the body, arguably destroying critical crime scene evidence? Isn't protocol to wait for the ME and the forensic team before potentially tampering with the crime scene evidence? Why would any police officer ever tell a potential percipient witness to a crime scene, not to talk to the press? Why did DA Steve Wagstaffe opine that the cameras might not have recorded video of the police shooting even before his crime lab inspected the videos? Has DA Wagstaffe or his predecessor Jim Fox, ever, even once, in their combined 30 years in office, filed murder charges against a police officer in an officer involved shooting?
>
>>> Aram James
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>>> On Dec 6, 2014, at 2:48 PM, Tony Ciampi <t.ciampi_at_(domainremoved)
>>>>
>>>> You may want to comment on the article below:
>>>>
>>>> Editorial: Fatal shooting calls for camera policy refinement
>>>>
>>>> http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/12/04/editorial-fatal-shooting-calls-for-camera-policy-refinement
Received on Sun Dec 07 2014 - 13:08:04 PST

[ Search ] [ By Date ] [ By Message ] [ By Subject ] [ By Author ]


Email communications sent to the City Council are public records. This site is an archive of emails received by the City Council at its city.council_at_(domainremoved)