San Joaquin County
District Attorney's Office

SJCDA Releases Findings and Decision in the Matter of Keenan Bradley (2016 Officer-Involved Shooting)

Today, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office (SJCDA) released its findings in the November 1, 2016 officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Keenan Bradley. It is the decision of the SJCDA that the use of deadly force by an off-duty San Joaquin County Sherriff’s Deputy was justified under the circumstances.

This decision was made after SJCDA Office’s Officer-Involved Critical Incident Review Committee reviewed the investigations by the San Joaquin County District

Attorney’s Bureau of Investigations, the Stockton Police Department, the San Joaquin County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office, and the California Department of Justice.

The findings and conclusion of this investigation were completed on August 14, 2019 and has been memorialized in a report. Shortly after, this Office notified the Stockton Police Department and the San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office of the findings.

In addition, the family of Mr. Bradley was also notified and this Office requested a meeting with the family to present the findings of the report.

This morning, representatives of the SJCDA met with the family of Mr. Bradley to discuss the findings in the report.

The memorandum detailing the SJCDA’s findings and conclusion follow below: