Officer’s Body Camera Shown in Essex Shooting

Baltimore County Police Department is releasing the body-worn camera (BWC) video, redacted 911 call audio, and radio transmissions from the May 16 officer-involved shooting death of Robert Johnson Jr in the unit block of Skipjack Court in Essex.

The department reviewed the video with the family and attorneys for Mr. Johnson, as well as several community stakeholders on Tuesday June 23. On Wednesday,the department held a preview conference with members of the media to allow for contextual explanations of what was seen in the video.

Officer Knight has been cleared of any criminal charges by the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office. As with similar cases, the administrative investigation is ongoing.

You can view the contextual video.

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