Politifact Check: Did Sacramento's Stephon Clark Demonstrations Include "Paid Protestors?"

Apr 12, 2018

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones claimed, without evidence, that "paid protesters" took part in the Stephon Clark demonstrations. Graphic by Capital Public Radio
Credit Graphic by Capital Public Radio

Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones recently claimed "paid protestors" took part in a demonstration for Stephon Clark, the 22-year-old unarmed black man shot and killed by police nearly a month ago.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols investigated the sheriff's claim.