Kevin Dinh a Southern California police officer from the Garden Grove Police Department has been charged with threatening and striking homeless people while on duty. 37-year old Dinh is a 12-year veteran of the department. As per victims statement California Police officer charged for assaulting to homeless People ruthlessly and brutally to wipe them out from area.
Though he has not been arrested after the charges were filed, he has been asked to go on administrative leave.
According to the prosecutor, Kevin Dinh threatened and strike homeless people in two different incidents last year. Both the incidents were recorded by body-worn cameras.
In September 2020, Dinh struck a homeless man on the head outside a restaurant and threatened to knock out his teeth. A month later in October 2020, while investigating a package theft, Dinh struck a handcuffed man on the head and pulled his hair. The man was later released.
According to the Orange County District Attorney, Dinh faces multiple charges including attempted criminal threats, battery and assault.
The police department announced a statement stating that Dinh was immediately placed on administrative leave after inappropriate use of force was reported by another officer after the second alleged assault.
A criminal investigation into the matter is being pursued by the department.
Dinh’s arraignment is scheduled for July 21. If convicted he will face a maximum sentence of four years in jail.
Police Misconduct and Brutality
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