GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. Police in west Michigan are not disciplined for the arrest of an 11-year-old girl, her mother and aunt shot outside of their house, while looking for another aunt suspected in a stabbing.
The Grand Rapids Police Department said in a news release Wednesday that an internal investigation of the Dec. 6 incident found the officers not violate the department policy.
Bodycam footage shows police handcuffing Honestie Hodges as an officer, repeatedly tells the girl that she not be arrested. Police say the aunt was suspected of stabbing another family member doesn’t end up in the house.
Chief of police David Rahinksy says that the images showed him “sick”, but that the officers procedure followed.
Some area pastors expressed dismay that the officers were cleared, says such an investigation should be treated external.