Court Denies Appeal For Owasso Officer Facing Excessive Force Charges

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 9:45 pm
By: News On 6

There’s new information in a case involving body cam video of an Owasso police officer hitting an inmate.

Mike Denton sued the City of Owasso and the police department for releasing the video, saying it was a form of retaliation.

7/10/2012 Related Story: Owasso Cop Fired For Excessive Force Speaks Out About Video

A lower court ruled against Denton, and Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit struck down his appeal.

Denton currently faces excessive force charges connected to another video that shows him hitting a suspect with a shotgun after a high speed chase.

6/19/2015 Related Story: Video Shows New Angle Of Owasso Officer Accused Of Excessive Force