Here is the audio from today’s news conference concerning the allegations of police brutality and IMPD. Public Safety Director Frank Straub and IMPD Chief Paul Ciesielski addressed the media and recommended the firing of Officer Jerry Piland for excessive force against Brandon Johnson. There’s also reaction from the FOP. Each segment is about 8 minutes long.
The family is having a news conference this afternoon, but I won’t be able to make it because of my teaching commitments. However, their attorney, Steve Wagner, will be a guest on my radio program tomorrow at 7:40 a.m. Straub will be on at 7:10 a.m.
UPDATE: Here is the news release from the Department of Public Safety.