The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - WORLD -

A FOR­MER Ge­or­gia po­lice of­fi­cer has been given 12 years in pri­son af­ter shoot­ing dead an un­armed, naked black man.

Robert “Chip” Olsen was re­spond­ing to a call of a naked man be­hav­ing er­rat­i­cally out­side an At­lanta-area apart­ment com­plex in March 2015 when he fa­tally shot 26-yearold An­thony Hill, an Air Force vet­eran who had been di­ag­nosed with bipo­lar dis­or­der and PTSD.

But Olsen was ac­quit­ted of mur­der, which would have car­ried a much longer sen­tence. His trial was car­ried out against a back­drop of white of­fi­cers around the coun­try fre­quently not be­ing charged or con­victed af­ter shoot­ing black men.

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