The Texas state trooper who remained on payroll after he was indicted in the arrest of Sandra Bland -- a black woman who died in a jail cell three days after she was taken into custody last summer -- has been formally terminated.
Texas Department of Public Safety director Steve McCraw shared his thoughts on the death of Sandra Bland and how the actions of the arresting officer escalated the incident, The Texas Tribune reports.
When asked what she thought about the recent developments involving Encinia, Geneva Reed-Veal said, "Where are the real charges?"
Encinia, seen on the video pulling Bland out of the vehicle while yelling "I will light you up," is accused of lying about how he removed the woman from the car.
Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders has issued a powerful statement in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to bring any indictments in the case of Sandra Bland.
The Waller County Jail employees who were involved in the case of Sandra Bland's death will not be indicted by a grand jury.
Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old Chicago native who was found dead in a Texas jail cell in July, committed suicide because her family and friends failed to post her bond after she was arrested for a minor traffic violation.
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