Cop Resigns After Killing Atatiana Jefferson

Atatiana Jefferson
Atatiana Jefferson

The police officer who shot and killed Atatiana Jefferson has resigned.

“Chief Ed Krauss said Aaron Dean, who is white, would have been fired and is considered dishonorably discharged from the department. Krauss also said the U.S. Justice Department will examine the case for possible civil rights violations .

Atatiana “Tay” Jefferson, 28, was shot through the bedroom window of her home early Saturday by an officer conducting a welfare check. Hours before Krauss spoke Monday, family members held their own news conference demanding that the officer be fired and criminally charged. ” [READ MORE]