Dementia Arrest-Colorado

FILE - This video from Loveland Police Department body camera footage shows Karen Garner on the ground while being arrested on June 26, 2020. A former Colorado police officer who did not stop another officer from being rough with the 73-year-old woman with dementia has been sentenced to 45 days in jail and three years of probation. Daria Jalali was sentenced Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, in Fort Collins, Colo.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — A former Colorado police officer who did not stop another officer from being rough with a 73-year-old woman with dementia was sentenced Friday to 45 days in jail and three years of probation.

Daria Jalali earlier pleaded guilty in the arrest of Karen Garner in Loveland, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of Denver, in 2020. She had faced up to 60 days in jail for failing to intervene, a crime created by lawmakers as part of a police reform bill passed during protests over racial injustice and police brutality in 2020.

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