Attorney General James' Special Investigations And Prosecutions Unit Releases Report On Investigation Into The Death Of Jaime Lopez-Cabrera

Posted to Applied Web NY on Tue, 10/08/2019 - 10:29

DUTCHESS COUNTY – Attorney General Letitia James’ Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit (SIPU) today released its report into the death of Jaime Lopez-Cabrera. After an exhaustive investigation, SIPU did not find criminal culpability, but does recommend that de-escalation training be mandated for all law enforcement officers in New York state. Attorney General James released the following statement:

“We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Lopez-Cabrera on the loss of their loved one. The Special Investigations and Prosecutions Unit is committed to providing the public with an exhaustive and transparent inquiry into any death over which it has jurisdiction. The Unit conducted a comprehensive investigation regarding the death of Mr. Lopez-Cabrera and encourages local and state law enforcement agencies to implement the recommendations set forth in the report.” 

The full report is available here.

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