Douglas County Sheriff's Office


 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin


Date/Time of Release:  10/21/2011 - 15:15
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Shooting Investigation UPDATE and Press Conference  
Date/Time of Incident:  10/12/2011 - 10:40
Incident Location:  100 block Main Street, Myrtle Creek, Oregon  
Case Number:  11-3859  
Suspect/Deceased:  Bocock, John Charles / 58 yoa / Myrtle Creek, OR

On Thursday, October 20, 2011, a Grand Jury convened to hear evidence in the recent officer involved fatal shooting in Myrtle Creek. The Grand Jury met over two days and has concluded that the police officers use of deadly force against John Bocock was justified.

District Attorney Rick Wesenberg, Sheriff John Hanlin and Lieutenant Doug Ladd of the Oregon State Police, will hold a press conference on Monday, October 24, 2011 at 9:00 A.M., to discuss the John Bocock shooting investigation.

The press conference will take place in the Sheriff's Office conference room at 1036 S.E. Douglas Avenue, Roseburg.

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