The man charged with killing Kansas City, Kan., police detective Brad Lancaster, 39, will be confined to the detective’s handcuffs when he’s taken to jail.
On Tuesday, Kansas City, Kansas Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted out a picture, saying that Kansas City, Mo., police will escort Curtis Ayers, 28, from the hospital to jail using Detective Lancaster’s own handcuffs.
“Words cannot express what this means to our Department,” Chief Zeigler tweeted.
Police in Kansas City, Mo., shot Ayers after a chase that crossed state line and ended on 71 Highway near Bannister Road.
Fox 4 KC reports that police obtained Detective Lancaster’s handcuffs and put them on Ayers before transporting him to the Jackson County Jail. Jackson County authorities, charged Ayers with first degree assault, three counts of armed criminal action, two counts of unlawful use of a weapon, and resisting arrest.