San Jose PD Cleared of Excessive Force

A federal judge ruled yesterday that San Jose police did not use excessive force in the controversial shooting of a knife-wielding, mentally ill man.

A federal judge ruled yesterday that San Jose police did not use excessive force in the controversial shooting of a knife-wielding, mentally ill man.

Daniel Pham, 27, died in a barrage of bullets in May 2009 after he slashed his brother’s throat. A grand jury cleared the officers of any wrongdoing.

Read more at http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_24218896/federal-judge-clears-police-excessive-force-san-jose.

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