Policed Body Cam Shows Murder of Daniel Shaver (Video) (cop cleared of all charges yesterday)

by Scott Creighton

On 18 January 2016, Mesa Police Department officer Philip Brailsford, age 26, shot and killed 26-year-old Daniel Shaver of Granbury, Texas. Shaver was allegedly in possession of an air rifle while he was staying at a La Quinta Inns & Suites hotel. Hotel guests near the pool notified the front desk that someone was pointing a rifle out a fifth floor window. The hotel immediately notified the police. Following an investigation, Brailsford was charged with second-degree murder. Controversy emerged surrounding the release of body camera footage of the event…

On December 7, 2017, after a 6-week trial, a jury acquitted Brailsford of all charges.[12][9]

In the 10 years I have been running this website I have covered a number of these events. Some fake and staged, others real and rather depressing. But none of them are quite this disturbing.

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