Showing posts with label SGT Daniel Schultz. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SGT Daniel Schultz. Show all posts

Monday, May 18, 2020

See for Yourself: Use of Force Investigation Involving SGT Schultz, Alexandria Police Department

Readers may recall that some time ago I experienced an issue with SGT Schultz of the Alexandria police department, who appears to feel that being a police officer allows him to push and shove citizens without justification. In response, I filed a formal complaint and, having not received a response, I recently followed up with the mayor and city council.

Here is the response I received:

While I am glad to see that the department seemingly is taking things seriously, there’s one serious catch. The catch is that I never received a response from the city’s previous investigation, which involved a member of the Professional Responsibility Unit lying, in writing, to other officers.

In other words, I’m hardly reassured.

At this point, I’m going to give it a few more days before beginning legal action against the city. While I have had a good relationship with a number of city officials over the years, I am not willing to turn a blind eye to improper conduct by the police department.

Monday, March 2, 2020

Assault and Battery by Alexandria Police SGT Daniel Schultz

As some of you know, recently SGT Daniel Schultz of the Alexandria police department decided that protests in front of Grace Episcopal Church must be conducted in silence. As part of our interaction, he repeatedly shoved me without authority or justification, thus committing assault and battery.

I have filed a formal complaint with the department and am deciding whether to press a lawsuit against the department. Who knew that only silent protests were permitted under the First Amendment? The ACLU and I are also in discussions about next steps.

Here is his photo, for the record.