The charges against the officers involve many of the most high-profile shootings in the city's recent history.
But after a spate of high-profile shootings and cases of police misconduct, defense experts say he should carefully weigh his next move.
The death of Kendra James, one of a series of high-profile shootings by Portland police, led to a controversy that raged for several months.
In the wake of some recent high-profile shootings nationwide, a small agency in San Francisco, Red Ball Tiger, has created a television commercial advocating gun control.
In recent times Longsight has suffered like surrounding south inner-city areas, with gangs, drugs and high-profile shootings.
As each new high-profile shooting roils the national debate over gun ownership rights, advocates for greater gun control are winning a measure of support from Republican governors, an unlikely source.
Two high-profile shootings in Cincinnati in April 2006 created the perception that crime was out of control in the city.
The incident comes at a time when the New York Police Department is under scrutiny after a series of high-profile fatal shootings of unarmed black men.
In the last few years, the Trenton police department has faced union troubles, discipline problems and a high-profile shooting that raised an outcry over the poor relationship between the police and the community.
The high-profile shooting prompts more involvement from Frazier, who, along with Burrell, try to project the image of a strong department to the public by seizing a large amount of narcotics.