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In her first remarks since the high-profile shooting and her return to town, Harteau said the department will take a close look at its body camera policies and acknowledged the officers' cameras should have been on.
Justine Damond spent her last moments trying to help a stranger, according to a 911 transcript. Soon afterward, a responding Minneapolis officer, Mohamed Noor, fired his gun from inside a patrol vehicle and killed her.
Justine Damond spent her last moments trying to help a stranger. At 11:27 on Saturday night, Damond called police to report a possible sexual assault, according to a 911 transcript obtained by the Star Tribune Wednesday.
The agency released the first account of what happened that night based on a Tuesday interview with officer Matthew Harrity, 25, who was driving. Officer Mohamed Noor, who fired, has not talked with investigators.
Justine Damond, 40, who called 911 to report a possible assault behind her south Minneapolis home Saturday night, was fatally shot by a police officer. No body cams were running at the time.
Critics say hot line could end up chilling free expression.
Serious crimes in Minnesota dropped by more than 3 percent from 2015 to 2016, according to the FBI.
The case file was released Tuesday following Jeronimo Yanez's acquittal Friday in the July 6 killing that thrust Minnesota into the national debate over police use of force and racial profiling.
The retired nurse vigorously fought for mental health resources.
Debates over the reliability of eyewitness memory rarely make it to trial in Minnesota, but a growing body of scientific research is driving law enforcement agencies across the country to adopt new policies designed to reduce the chances of wrongfully identifying an innocent person.