Contact: SAPD PIO - 210.207.7579 Release No: 21-023
Deceased: Erick Mejia - 26 years of age
Date: January 27, 2021
Chief McManus has determined that the recording of this critical incident will not be released for the following reason: Decedent's next of kin, mother, asked SAPD not to release the body-worn video. Please see attached memo.
Procedure: 410 Body Worn Camera
Section .19 F: If the Chief of Police determines that a recording of a Critical Incident will not be released to the public, in accordance with this procedure, the Department will post a statement stating the reasons for the decision within the 60 days of the incident. Please see the entire attached Body-Worn Camera Video Release procedure.