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Police Clear Officers in Death of Calvon Reid, Man Who Died After Coconut Creek Taser Incident

A police investigation has cleared three Coconut Creek officers in the death of a man who was shot with a Taser after authorities said he became aggressive with paramedics who found him cut and covered in blood.

In an official statement released Friday, Coconut Creek Police said the officers returned to their regular duties on Tuesday, more than three months after the death of Calvon Andre Reid.

The Broward State Attorney's Office is still investigating the incident.

"We cannot comment on any conclusions of the Reid case due to the on-going investigation by the State Attorney’s Office," the statement read, in part.

"That is unimaginable to me," mother Mamie Reid told NBC 6 in a phone interview from South Carolina Friday. "It's like there's not any justice for Andre right now."

Reid, 39, died on Feb. 24, after paramedics had responded to a 911 call. According to police, paramedics with the Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Department had responded to the 911 call at 1702 Andros Isle on Feb. 22 for a medical incident when they found Reid, who was "in an agitated, combative state, and incoherent," according to a police news release

Reid had numerous cuts on his arms, hands and chest, and his clothing was torn and bloodstained, police said. When he became aggressive with the paramedics, they called police to the scene.

As the officers arrived, Reid became more agitated and the officers tried to detain him, police said. Reid "exhibited threatening behavior and appeared to be hallucinating," police said.

Reid refused to comply with officers and the officers shot him with a Taser, police said. He was taken to Northwest Medical Center where he died two days later.

His father said he wasn't doing anything wrong and questioned why Reid was .

"It was uncalled for, totally uncalled for," Calvon Reid Sr. told NBC 6 back in March. "We want to know why our son is dead."

"Public safety is not served by releasing these officers back on the streets based on the results of a biased investigation completed by the very agency that caused his death," Reid family attorney Jarrett Blakely said.

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