Savannah Police Deny Excessive Force Claims, Say Man Was Injured by a Fall During Arrest — Atlanta Black Star

The Savannah Police Department is rebutting claims that it used brutal and excessive force against a man whose face appeared battered and bruised in a booking photo late last week.

Savannah police Chief Roy Minter addressed the arrest of 35-year-old Zayd Jackson on Sunday andagain on Monday, writing that a review of the incident found that officers had acted “appropriately and professionally during the encounter.”

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