|Jerice Hunter, the mother of missing 5-year-old Jahessye Shockley, went to the State Capitol today to criticize the Glendale Police Department.|
The Glendale Police Department tells New Times
its investigation into the disappearance of 5-year-old Jahessye Shockley is its "number one priority." But that's not enough for the girl's mother, Jerice Hunter, who continues to publicly bash the police, claiming they're not doing enough to find her daughter.
Hunter and other members of Shockley's family held missing person signs at the State Capitol this afternoon, and criticized police and Child Protective Services for treating Hunter like a suspect.
"I want to talk to Jan Brewer," Hunter, at one point, yelled at the building behind her.
Hunter tells New Times
that what she considers to be an unsatisfactory investigation by the Glendale P.D. isn't about race -- which is contrary to what the girl's grandmother said last week
-- but then says police would pay more attention if the girl was white because "if you're white you're right." More »