Jesse Lee Owens Jr. (1663)

6/14/2003: Officer Scott Glasgow, who had served for three years, conducted a traffic stop on Owens. He may have drawn his gun as he approached the vehicle. During the stop, Owens tried to drive away, the driver's side door of his Dodge Neon shutting on the officer as it accelerated. The officer shot Owens five times, killing him. Officer Owens was indicted for criminally negligent homicide, becoming the first APD officer indicted in an on-duty shooting. The indictment was handed down, not because of the shooting, but because of the reported sloppiness of the arrest that lead to it. Though the indictment was thrown out, Officer Glasgow received a 90-day suspension from APD.

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