The chorus of voices calling for transparency and justice for Dante Parker, killed by the San Bernardino County sheriffs in Victorville, has just grown to include the High Desert chapter of the NAACP. Throughout the country defunct NAACP chapters are reopening and new chapters are forming, and Victorville is no exception. The family joined the press conference held this morning. Here is a short story from the SB Sun:
NAACP calls for accountability in death of Dante Parker, stunned by deputy’s Taser in Victorville
By San Bernardino Sun Staff
POSTED: 08/19/14, 10:51 AM PDT | UPDATED: 1 MIN AGO # COMMENTS
Samuel Carl Jr., president of the Victorville NAACP, is calling for accountability and transparency this morning in the death of Dante Parker, 36.
Parker, a pressman at the Victorville Daily Press newspaper, died Aug. 12 following an altercation with a female deputy in the 13000 block of Bucknell Court. Parker was stunned multiple times with a Taser gun during the altercation, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.
The NAACP, along with Parker’s family, is holding a news conference Tuesday at the Victorville office of the NAACP’s Victorville office.
MORE TO COME