Jeremiah Janis Killed by Rapid City Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
102 N Maple Ave
Mapping Police Violence:

Police said Jeremiah Janis was experiencing excited delirium, had burglarized a vehicle, and damaged another vehicle. He then allegedly burglarized a motel room and assaulted a person in that room. When police arrived, he allegedly refused to comply with officer orders. Janis was pepper-sprayed and tasered in order to bring him into custody. A medical unit was called to treat the man for fatal injuries sustained during the evening.

Victim's Name: Jeremiah Janis

Agency Responsible: Rapid City Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 38

Race: Hispanic

Date of Death: May 6, 2019

County: Pennington

Cause of Death: Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Yes

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: unarmed

Threat Level: attack

Geography: Suburban

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