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Originally posted by ModernAcademia
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I think both the girl and the cop were drunk
The police force needs to condemn publicly police brutality and because of how far widespread police brutality has come the president also needs to publicly condemn this action and provide a plan to reduce police brutality.
At the very least if not that then presidential candidates should shed some spotlight on this and that could also help them during the campaign trial.
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Originally posted by Janky Red
And what is it with the shaved head Neo Nazi look???
Originally posted by PsykoOps
Nope. Cleared of all charges pretty recently too if I remember correctly.
“It is a tactical hit,” said Penzone. “From what I know, the use of force may very well have been justified. That does not mean it was the most appropriate or necessary use of it. That is what the police must decide.”
Officer Patrick Larrison is on leave as internal and criminal investigations are ongoing.
“After he picks her up he doesn’t show any more aggression and there is no more violence,” said Penzone
Originally posted by Realms
Originally posted by tristar
Simply a case of resisting arrest. . I guess all those years of training paid off...the officer was obviously in danger i am only surprised he never drew his weapon !edit on 6-5-2011 by tristar because: (no reason given)
Again, no resisting arrest. I just saw an interview with a retired cop who claimed he thought it was excessive force, and that she showed no signs of resisting. Resisting arrest would be in a physical struggle with the officer...don't know about you but I didnt see any type of confrontation between the parties.
Resisting arrest defined:
physical efforts to oppose a lawful arrest; the resistance is classified as assault and battery upon the person of the police officer attempting to make the arrest.
The girl is not fighting back. She is trying to get out of the grasp of the person who is holding her.
Second off...the police do not see this part either. They might have been told she was drinking and disruptive, possible even combative, but that is not what they see when they arrive.
I can assure you, if she was being combative, BOTH officers would have charged her.
No...His intent was to punish her for running. He was having a bad day/life and this person has the audacity to not respond to a single command from him.