Video of interactions between Jim Rogers and Pittsburgh police is expected to be released to the public


A video of the interactions between Jim Rogers and Pittsburgh police, before he was tased, is expected to be released to the public.

Rogers died one day after his death Tasered by a Pittsburgh police officer Investigating a report of a bicycle theft in Bloomfield in 2021.

Todd J. said: Hollis Law, who represents Jim Rogers’ brother, said the video will be released Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Rogers’ brother, James Frierson, and the city of Pittsburgh Settled in April 2023. The city of Pittsburgh agreed to pay $8 million.

The city attorney and council president vowed to delay payment.

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A check for $4 million was sent to Rogers’ family in January.

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11 Investigates has reached out to Pittsburgh police for comment on the video release. A statement by Pittsburgh Police Union President Bob Schwartzwelder said:

“Neither the FOP nor the City of Pittsburgh are permitted to discuss evidence or investigative materials surrounding the Jim Rogers case. The cases are going through the arbitration process and the City knows that. The City is obligated to issue an injunction and block the release of the city-owned BWC footage. If they fail to do so, consideration should be given to to the city’s actions as highly suspicious.

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