December 23, 2015 by socialaction2014
There were many people who were outraged by the death of Sandra Bland, she was found dead three days after being arrested during a traffic stop. Today a grand jury decided there will be no indictments of any of police officers allegedly involved in her death. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks breaks it down.
Read more here: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/22/us/…
“Grand jurors in Texas declined on Monday to indict anyone in connection to the July death of a Chicago-area woman, Sandra Bland, who was found hanged in her cell at the Waller County jail, one of the special prosecutors assigned to the case said.
But Darrell Jordan, the special prosecutor, said that “the case is still open,” and that grand jurors would reconvene next month to discuss other aspects of it.
Many activists have called for charges against Brian Encinia, the Texas state trooper who arrested Ms. Bland after a routine traffic stop in Prairie View, northwest of Houston, turned contentious. Mr. Jordan said Monday’s decision not to indict anyone related only to Ms. Bland’s death and to the conduct of the jail staff.”