On June 5, 2019, Elk Grove police officer answered a call. Two people were trying to steal from a clothing store. An agent was needed to detain the two suspects. When the officer responded, the two people were on their knees and ready to be arrested. However, one of the men refused to comply. With this utter contempt for authority, the officer called to the scene pulled out his pistol. According to the Sacramento County Attorney’s Office, he threatened the man.
“If he didn’t stretch his arms like a plane,” it was going to be a bad day for him. “Seconds later, Schmidt stomped on the suspect’s head and knocked him unconscious.
Sacramento County Attorney’s Office in a later interview about the incident
Consequently, on Monday, March 14, 2022, former agent Bryan Schmidt was found guilty by a jury of assault and assault. Above all, Schmidt faces up to four years in prison after his conviction on April 8, 2022. Schmidt was fired from the Elk Grove Police Department in 2020. He has been under investigation since the release of the EGPD incident video. . Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert spoke about the incident.
“Unfortunately, this was a rare case in which an officer violated the public’s trust and unnecessarily used excessive force causing serious injury to an individual.”
Anne Marie Schubert
Thank you to all the members of the jury for being fair and dedicated to the end result.
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