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Sha'Teina Grady El

William Amadeo

Even though the Michigan Attorney General ruled a Washtenaw County Sheriff deputy should not face charges after striking an Ypsilanti woman resisting arrest last May, the legal battle over the matter is far from over.  WEMU's Lisa Barry spoke with Ann Arbor attorney William Amadeo, who represents Sha'Teina and Daniel Grady El to get their reaction to the latest developments.


Jerry Clayton
Washtenaw County / washtenaw.org

A Washtenaw County deputy sheriff should not face charges in a “use of force incident” in Ypsilanti Township from last May.

WEMU's Lisa Barry talks with Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton about the decision handed down Tuesday afternoon.


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The Community Advisory Board for Law Enforcement, also known as CABLE, is in the process of preparing a report on feedback they received from the community in the Sha’Teina Grady El case. 

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A lawsuit is expected to be filed against the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office in the Sha’Teina Grady El case.  

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The Community Advisory Board for Law Enforcement, also known as CABLE, has concluded its public comment period in the Sha’Teina Grady El case.  

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Public input is still being requested in the Sha’Teina Grady El incident that took place last month.  

Washtenaw County

The community group Survivors Speak held a demonstration Wednesday at the University of Michigan’s diag to protest what they call misconduct, both at the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office. 

Washtenaw County

The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Community Advisory Board for Law Enforcement is requesting and gathering public input on the Sha’Teina Grady El incident.  

Ypsilanti Township

An Ypsilanti Township Board of Trustee is considering proposing the creation of a Law Enforcement Oversight Commission. 

ACLU Michigan

The ACLU of Michigan sent a letter to Washtenaw County Prosecutor Brian Mackie encouraging him not to press charges against Sha'Teina Grady El.  

Washtenaw County

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is discussing actions it might take after a Washtenaw County sheriff’s deputy punched a woman as he arrested her last week in Ypsilanti Township.  

Wayne County

The Ypsilanti Township woman, who was repeatedly punched by a Washtenaw County sheriff’s deputy on Tuesday during an arrest, has been released from jail.