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APD Officer-Involved Suspect Deaths Since 2002:
2002: APD Officer John Coffey shoots and kills Sophia King. King was threatening another person with a knife.
2003: APD Officer Scott Glasgow shoots and kills 20 year-old Jesse Lee Owens, following a traffic stop.
2005: APD Officer Julie Schroeder shoots and kills Daniel Rocha. Rocha had been pulled over at traffic stop. Schroeder testified she thought he was trying to steal her Taser. Schroeder was later dismissed from APD.
2007: APD Officer Michael Olsen shoots Kevin Brown and kills him. Brown had been at an east side nightclub. He was running away from police when he was shot in the back. Olsen was later fired from APD.
All four incidents were investigated by U.S. Department of Justice. Recommendations were released in December 2008. See that document here