Re-open the investigation into the death of my brother, Dominic C. Oliver
  • Petitioned Colorado Springs 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office

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Colorado Springs 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office

Re-open the investigation into the death of my brother, Dominic C. Oliver

    1. Tabitha Oliver
    2. Petition by

      Tabitha Oliver

      Colorado Springs, CO

My brother, Dominic C. Oliver was killed by Colorado Springs Police officers on February 28, 2012. His death was ruled a "justifiable homicide" based on police statements. On April 25th, 2013 (Dominic's 30th birthday) Colorado Springs police officer James "Angelo" Butierres was arrested for theft and forgery. Officer Butierres was one of the police officers that was in the building when my brother was killed. He won an award in November of 2012 for his part in my brother's demise. If he can so easily lie to the state that he is suppose to serve and protect and steal money from them, is it not just as likely he would lie about the events that took place on February 28th, 2012? My brother lost his life and even with conflicting police statements his death was ruled justifiable. How can you justify a death with a statement from a dirty cop? My brother's voice needs to be heard and his case needs to be re-opened!

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    1. Reached 50 signatures
    2. Colorado Springs police Sergeant Arrested

      Tabitha Oliver
      Petition Organizer

      Colorado Springs police sergeant arrested

      A longtime Colorado Springs policeman described as a "nice fellow" was arrested Thursday on suspicion of felony theft and felony forgery. Police Sgt. James "Angelo" Butierres, 53, is accused of stealing grant funds. "The arrest of an officer has an impact not only on department members, but our community as well," police Chief Pete Carey said in a statement.

    3. Reached 10 signatures

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    • Lauri Leasure COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
      • about 1 year ago

      This is a young mans life that was taking

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    • Courtney Glommen COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
      • about 1 year ago

      Dominic was a great man! He was a good friend and didnt deserve this. It could have been prevented! Re-open the case!!!

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    • Michelle Snyder CAMERON, UNITED STATES
      • over 1 year ago

      How do we trust law enforcement in Colorado springs when they break the law as well?? It would be hypocritical not to investigate if in fact his statements about that day, were lies as well. He is a law breaker why not add perjury to his record.

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    • Tim Redman SPOTSYLVANIA, VA
      • over 1 year ago

      I truly believe Dominic was murdered by the CSPD that day and justice needs to be served!

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    • Coby Bloodsaw COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
      • over 1 year ago

      First of all Dominic was one of my best friends for over 15 years and what cspd did was very unjust!!

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