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Statement of Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Teresa C. Younger on Holtzclaw Sentencing


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Statement of Ms. Foundation for Women President and CEO Teresa C. Younger on Holtzclaw Sentencing

Ms. Foundation For Women

NEW YORK - On January 21, 2016, Daniel Holtzclaw was sentenced to 263 years in prison for the sexual assaults of eight African American women. Holtzclaw committed the attacks while he was a police officer and used his position to facilitate the crimes. Ms. Foundation President and CEO Teresa C. Younger issued the following statement:

“Today the court in Oklahoma sent a message to the rest of our country: Law enforcement officers are not above the law.

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