Citizen Report No. 1670361725 - 1134601395

Richard Ayers
100 South Washington
Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401

Date of Offense

July 22, 2020



Supporting Document(s)


A Carter County Sheriff Office report indicates On July 22, 2020, Detention Officer Richard Ayers participated in a cell extraction & use of force at the Carter County Jail.  Deputy Roy Williams stated in his own words that he "went in with the shield to smash Torrez's body down to the ground" after Sergeant Billy Mitchell tased the subject.  The subject was then "dragged" to the cell floor.

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Definition of Offense(s)

Police brutality is the use of excessive and unnecessary force on the part of a police officer when he is interacting with a civilian, resulting in a violation of the civilian’s civil rights.