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A former METRO police officer has been indicted by a Harris County grand jury and charged with assault.
Officer Jarius Warren is accused of striking Darrell Giles earlier this month while he was sleeping at the Burnett Train Station. The indictment handed down alleges that Warren struck Giles with a baton, causing bodily injury.
Giles was initially charged with criminal trespass and resisting arrest. Those charges were dismissed.
originally posted by: windword
a reply to: MysticPearl
Sometimes, it's just one of those days where you just need to beat the crap outta somebody!
Dis turbing Footage Shows Greensboro Officer Harass, Tackle, Punch Resident Sitting on his Mother’s Porch
originally posted by: introvert
Well, it appears the officer initiated the physical confrontation by kicking the man. Even though it is an officer, does the man not have a right to defend himself?
Police in California say they shot dead a Ugandan refugee because he pulled an object from his pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance".
The title screen of the video you posted shows the still photo where Olango is pointing what looks like a gun at the police.