The Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality calls the allegations against Diaz black eye for the department.
“[The charges] are a reflection on Diaz's judgment and character," said coalition Director of Operations Chris White. "What we wanna know is how long ago was this warrant issued and signed and were Chief Craig and Diaz both aware of this?"
Diaz tells Metro Times he first learned of the charges Friday morning.
"To say I was shocked by the charges is an understatement, but I have the greatest respect and confidence in our justice system and I trust this matter will be adjudicated expeditiously," Diaz said in an email.
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