Nicole Dechant Killed by Plainville Police Department

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Category: Police - City
Old Crime Scene Address:
601 S. Washington St.
Mapping Police Violence:

An officer arrived at a convenience store and was told Dechant was in the store. The officer reportedly knew Dechant had a misdemeanor warrant out for her arrest. The officer approached Dechant outside and attempted to take her into custody. The officer claims Dechant reached into her bag and took out a gun. The officer shot and killed her.

Agency: Plainville Police Department

Motive: misdemeanor warrant

Confrontation Type: Other Non-Violent Offense

Service Call: No

Body Camera: no

Official Disposition: Pending investigation

Victim Name: Nicole Dechant

Death Date: June 27, 2021

County: Rooks

Geography: Rural

Gender: Female

Age: 29

Race: Unknown race

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: not fleeing

Washington Post Database ID: 6980

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