On Friday, September 29, 2023, officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office conducted a traffic stop near the 8200 block of Kensington Square. As a result, multiple suspects were arrested, including an individual who fled from the vehicle.
Upon being tased and apprehended, the suspect continued to resist officers' actions to place him in restraints. During the arrest, cell phone video was captured by a citizen. This video went viral, creating the illusion of an inappropriate use of force.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office immediately began reviewing all available information. This Critical Incident Briefing is being released to shed new light on the actual events that occurred during the encounter.
To watch on JSO's YouTube Channel, please click here
. To watch Sheriff T.K. Waters' media briefing on Monday, October 2, 2023, please click here