If convicted, the officers will each serve mandatory minimum prison terms of 20 years, the prosecutor’s office said.
The Ring video obtained in a wrongful death lawsuit shows Myeni repeatedly apologizing to the occupants of a house he walked into.
Donors to the former elected Honolulu prosecutor have come under increased scrutiny as the U.S. Justice Department tries to build its case.
The mayor tapped a well-known former journalist and corporate communications professional.
The decision will be up to Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm, but his office has yet to review the case even though it happened in 2019.
Ignas’s comments come as some residents are opposing his nomination.
A comparison of HPD’s numbers to a national database show big differences, such as a higher percentage of deaths from physical restraint and the race and ethnicity of those who died.
Recent officer-involved shootings on Oahu underscore the need for greater clarity.
Officers in dicey situations may be incentivized to keep their cameras off. There are growing calls for police to make sure that doesn’t happen.