Albany detective who shot man during foot chase retires
January 04, 2019 07:45 PM
Friday was the last day on the job for Albany Police Detective James Olsen.
According to a tweet from the police department, Olsen retired on Friday after 23 years on the force, 13 with the Detective Unit.
Please join us in congratulating #Albany Police Detective James Olsen on his much deserved retirement! Detective Olsen served the Albany community for over 22 years, including 13 as a detective in the criminal investigation unit. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors. pic.twitter.com/lhyG5UDuGP— Albany Police (@albanypolice) January 4, 2019
You may remember that it was Detective Olsen who shot 19-year-old Ellazar Williams last August during a foot chase. Williams is paralyzed from the chest down.
A grand jury later ruled Olsen's use of deadly force against Williams was justified.
Created: January 04, 2019 07:45 PM
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