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Friday, October 15, 2021

The police officers and paramedics who stopped 23-year-old Elijah McClain and administered a fatal dose of ketamine are being charged with homicide.

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Good.

#1 | Posted by Nixon at 2021-10-15 10:13 AM | Reply

I have concerns about the EMTs being charged if they were following police orders. But I am sure the issues I have will be raised and discussed during the trials.


#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-15 10:32 AM | Reply

#2 No one should have to follow police orders to administer a drug against someone's will. That should require a judge.

#3 | Posted by bored at 2021-10-15 11:52 AM | Reply

@#3 ... No one should have to follow police orders to administer a drug against someone's will. That should require a judge. ...

I do not disagree.

However, questions I have...

1) What are the local laws and procedures that may be involved?

2) Did the EMTs willingly give the drug based upon their assessment of the situation, or did the police officers order them to do so?

3) If the latter, upon what authority are police officers able to order medical treatment?


As I said, i do not disagree with your comment, but I do want to learn more of exactly what occurred during this incident.

#4 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-10-15 12:06 PM | Reply

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