Walker testifies that the county’s use of force policy provides guidance for what an officer should do.
But it also makes one principle clear: the value of human life is immeasurable.
“One of the department’s core value statements is the preservation of life,” Walker testifies. “Officers must exhaust every means available of non-lethal force prior to utilizing deadly force.”
Available Tuesday, Episode 8 - “The State Strikes Back” takes listeners through some of the most important testimony so far.
You’ll also hear as attorneys make their final pitches to the jurors in closing arguments.
Breakdown Season 7: Judgment Call is hosted by AJC legal affairs writer, Bill Rankin. He’s joined by crime and public safety reporter, Christian Boone.
The AJC is partnering this season with WSB-Radio.
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