Civil rights organizations wants answers from DA about Tashii Farmer Brown

Two civil rights organizations are pushing for more answers about the death of Tashii Farmer Brown. 

Brown died after being placed in a chokehold by a Las Vegas police officer outside of The Venetian hotel-casino.

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The ACLU of Nevada and the NAACP want the Clark County District Attorney's office to release additional records.

Information sought in the ACLUNV/NAACP public records request includes: 

  • Policies, procedures, and guidelines for taking cases to a grand jury rather than to a preliminary hearing;
  • Policies, procedures, and guidelines on how to handle police use of force cases;
  • Information related to the practice of bringing in experts, like the Force Science Institute, to contradict findings by the Clark County Coroner’s Office; and
  • Any communications about this case between the District Attorney’s Office and the Las Vegas police union, Metro, and the campaign to re-elect Steve Wolfson.
     
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