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texas probe: trooper rude to sandra bland, did not follow procedures during arrest

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texas probe: trooper rude to sandra bland, did not follow procedures during arrest

a state investigation of a white state trooper's actions in the arrest of naperville resident sandra bland, a black motorist who later died in custody, found that the trooper was rude toward bland and failed to follow standard procedures in his handling of the woman.kxan-tv of austin obtained a "use of force" report from the texas department of public safety. it showed trooper brian encinia also provided no answers to several questions the dps interviewer posed about his actions — including why encinia didn't tell bland, who previously lived in aurora, why she was being arrested.kxan obtained the report and supporting interview transcripts and recordings in response to a request made under the freedom of information act.encinia, who arrested bland after a minor traffic infraction escalated into an angry struggle in 2015, was charged with perjury after bland was found dead in a waller county jail cell three days after her arrest. a judge later dismissed that charge on the condition that encinia resign from the dps, surrender his police license and agree to never reapply. sandra bland, 28, of naperville, was found dead in a jail cell in waller county, texas, on july 13, 2015, after her july 10 arrest.the death of the 28-year-old chicago-area woman ignited national outrage and drew the attention of the black lives matter movement.in his interview with the dps inspector general, encinia said several times that he believed his safety was in jeopardy during the blan...