Newly uncovered police records reveal that nine months before Officer Andrew Delke shot and killed Daniel Hambrick, he was reprimanded. But not for use of force. It was a night when Delke didn’t pull his gun. And his supervisors criticized him for it.
These records provide a rare glimpse into the mind of police officer struggling to make sense of when to use his gun, and the mixed messages he received from his training, his supervisors and an increasingly wary public.