JaLonte Jones (2020)

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RAW: Body camera footage shows Denver officer failing to aid shooting victim

On September 7, 2020, Denver Colorado Police Department Officers Dewayne Rodgers and David Clough arrived at a shooting scene and encountered Jones, who had been shot. Rodgers called for an ambulance, but neither officer rendered aid. Jones died.[1]

Clough resigned before the disciplinary investigation finished.[1]

On November 22, 2021, Rodgers was fired for failing to render aid.[1]

On June 12, 2023, the city agreed to pay Jones' family $450,000.[2]


The officers' response was captured on body-worn video.

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