Investigative Report

Internal Affairs Report

IA2014-024

Location:

Richmond, California, USA

Subject of Investigation:

Wallace Jensen

Report Date:

February 27, 2015

Report Metadata

Client:

The City of Richmond

Incident Date:

September 14, 2014

Investigator:

J.P. Badel

Investigator License:

PI #28217

Investigator Employer:

Renne Sloan Holtzman Sakai LLP

Findings Summary

The allegations against Jensen are EXONERATED. As a result of this investigation and the reasons set forth below, the Investigator determined that Jensen utilized deadly force appropriately upon Perez based upon Perez's aggressive conduct. The investigation disclosed that Jensen's actions were justified and/or proper under the City's policy.

Findings Conclusion

For the reasons explained above, the Investigator concludes that there is evidence to exonerate Officer Jensen from allegations that he used excessive force against Richard Perez on September 14, 2014 and violated the Richmond Police Department Policy 300 - Use of Force.

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Exonerated Findings

When the investigation discloses that the alleged act occurred, but the act was justified and/or proper under the city's policy

Uniform Regulations

Richmond Police Department Policy 1046 - Uniform Regulations

There is sufficient evidence to find that Officer Jensen complied with Richmond Police Department Policy 1046 - Uniform Regulations while on duty on night of September 14, 2014.

Control Devices and Techniques

Richmond Police Department Policy 308

There is sufficient evidence to find that Officer Jensen complied with Richmond Police Department Policy 308 - Control Devices and Techniques while on duty on September 14, 2014

Conducted Energy Device

Richmond Police Department Policy 309 - Conducted Energy Device

There is sufficient evidence to find that Officer Jensen complied with Richmond Police Department Policy 309 - Conducted Energy Device while on duty on September 14, 2014

Firearms and Qualification

Richmond Police Department Policy 312 - Firearms and Qualifications

There is sufficient evidence to find that Officer Jensen complied with Richmond Police Department Policy 312 - Firearms and Qualifications leading up to September 14, 2014

Canine Program

Richmond Police Department Policy 318 - Canine Program

There is sufficient evidence to find that Officer Jensen complied with Richmond Police Department Policy 318 - Canine Program while on duty on September 14, 2014

Use of Force

Richmond Police Department Policy 300 - Use of Force

There is sufficient evidence to exonerate Officer Wallace Jensen regarding the allegation that he used excessive force against Richard Perez on September 14, 2014 and violated Richmond Police Department Policy 300 - Use of Force.