Former Cop, Daniel Holtzclaw, Convicted of 18 Counts for Sexual Assaulting Black Women

Today, on Daniel Holtzclaw's 29th birthday, he learned that he will be spending the rest of his natural life in prison for sexual assaults he committed while on duty as an Oklahoma City police officer.

Daniel Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 of the 36 counts. The jury recommended a total of 263 years  of prison time for Holtzclaw.
Holtzclaw was found guilty of six counts of sexual battery, three counts of lewd exhibition, four counts of forcible oral sodomy, four counts of rape in the first degree, and one count of rape in the second degree.

Several of the women have filed civil suits against the Oklahoma City Police Department and Daniel Holtzclaw.

Sentencing will take place next month.
The Oklahoma City Police department released this statement.

The Oklahoma City Police Department is pleased with the jury's decision regarding the Daniel Holtzclaw trial. It was a...

Posted by Oklahoma City Police Department on Thursday, December 10, 2015