No action taken after investigation into Asheville Officer

An Asheville police officer is captured on video shoving a teen girl.

Asheville Police have completed their internal investigation into the actions of Officer Shalin Oza.

In February, we showed you video of Oza holding a military style rifle during an interaction with teenagers. The department did an internal investigation into his actions, which was just completed.

Oza was also investigated last September after video showed him slamming a teenager to the ground.

The department will not release the details of the investigation, citing the documents are protected from Freedom of Information Act Requests.

The department did release a page of Oza’ personnel file, which shows he has been employed since 2014.

Oza has received two small raises within that time period.

That file also shows that Oza has never been suspended or demoted.

A petition was started last month to remove Oza from the department after these two investigations. The petition has more than 600 signatures.

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