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Is OKC police officer Daniel Holtzclaw REALLY guilty of the crimes he was convicted of?
Daniel Holtzclaw is guilty of the crimes he was convicted for.
never took the stand nor testified
in his own defense at trial. This implies he was or felt guilty.
Holtzclaw was found guilty.
Thirteen accusers, almost all of whom
did not know each other
or have prior contact with each other, made allegations against Daniel Holtzclaw.
As a police officer, Holtzclaw could be fairly certain that his alleged victims would not report him.
Almost all of those who made allegations against Holtzclaw were black females who had
of drug abuse, prostitution or outstanding warrants. They were very unlikely to be believed by the police, especially when reporting another police officer.
Daniel Holtzclaw has no history of criminal behavior or sexual deviancy that would support the claim that he is a serial sexual predator.
Investigative techniques used by Oklahoma City police detectives were questionable, biased and/or unprofessional in many cases.
There is little, if any, hard evidence that Holtzclaw is guilty.
Holtzclaw has maintained that he is innocent.
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