Casey Tolan is a National News Reporter for Fusion based in New York City.
A New Orleans police officer who beat a bipolar 16-year-old female inmate with shackles is not facing criminal charges for his actions.
Video of the beating was released Wednesday by the Office of the Independent Police Monitor, and posted by the New Orleans Advocate and other local media. Officer Terrance Saulny was fired last month for the incident, which took place in September, but he has not been charged.
The cell surveillance video shows Saulny arriving at the girl’s cell in the city juvenile detention center to put shackles on her. She appears to talk to him (there’s no sound in…