UPDATE: Investigation finds officers acted within law regarding Christmas Eve shooting

Posted at 12:00 PM, Oct 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-05 08:16:09-04

The Lansing Police Department has released the findings of an Internal Review Board that examined the Lansing Police shooting death of Terrozza Griffin.

It was determined through an investigation completed by the Michigan State Police and a ruling by special Prosecutor David Gilbert that Lansing Police employees acted within the law and departmental procedures when using deadly force on Mr. Griffin on December 24, 2015.

In accordance with LPD policies, the Michigan State Police (MSP) conducted an independent investigation of the incident. The results of the MSP investigation were turned over to Special Prosecuting Attorney David Gilbert, who determined that no criminal charges would be issued.

Following Mr. Gilbert's decision, a Lansing Police Department Internal Affairs investigation was conducted and an Internal Review Board was also convened. The Board of Review provided recommendations that will be considered and implemented to the entire Lansing Police Department staff.

"On behalf of the Lansing Police, our continued prayers go out to all of the families impacted by this tragic incident. I encourage the public to review the Internal Board of Review's report, which is available on the Lansing Police Department website," said Lansing Police Chief Mike Yankowski.

Link: Report and Findings of Internal Review