Prosecutors said Brooks, who was black, posed no threat when he was shot and the white officer kicked and offered no medical treatment he was lying on the ground.Trump said on Wednesday “you can’t resist a police officer” and said he heard an explanation from Rolfe the officer’s lawyer heard a sound like a gunshot and saw a flash in front from him.
“I don’t know I should have believed it, but I’ll tell you, it’s very interesting and maybe it is,” Trump said. “They will find out. It’s up to justice now. He returns to justice. I hope he gets fair treatment because the police have not been treated fairly in our country. They were not treated fairly. ”
Brooks was holding a stun gun, he had ripped off the officers but was 18 feet (5.5 meters) away from the shelter when he was shot by Rolfe and left home at the time, District Attorney Paul Howard said during the announcement, the costs of five days after the murder outside a Wendy’s restaurant shook the city.
Following these charges, Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance down, said morale in the police department was “ten times”. In an interview with CNN on Wednesday night, The Netherlands said, “We expect our leaders to keep their commitment to our communities” amid reports that sick call officers.
The filming sparked new protests in the Georgian capital against police brutality, after sometimes rowdy protests in response to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis had largely subsided. The Atlanta police chief, Erika Shields, resigned in less than 24 hours after Brooks died.