Trooper Involved in Sandra Bland Incident Fired

Sandra Bland

A Texas state trooper indicted over his arrest of a Black motorist who was later found dead in a Waller County jail cell has been officially fired.

The Texas Department of Public Safety’s announcement comes three months after Brian Encinia was charged with perjury. regarding details of his arrest of Sandra Bland.

The confrontational traffic stop, which was recorded on dashcam video, sparked mass national protest upon the video’s release.

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