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When Officer Trent Scott arrived on the scene, Henderson attempted to inform him of the driver's belligerent behavior and that the driver had been placed under citizens arrest. The officer allegedly told Henderson there was "no such thing as citizen's arrest in Alabama," and to "get out of the way, old man."
After Henderson tried to explain that he was only trying to help, Officer Scott placed him in an arm bar and slammed him face first into the ground, breaking his nose and eyeglasses...
Originally posted by Vanishr
reply to post by sprocket2cog
I can understand where you're coming from, but when you hear something like this, its far too much, i know coppers over here in the UK who turn a blind eye to *certain* crimes, i've personally never met a cop who abused his power, not like what i keep hearing over in the US recently, although there are obviously people like this over in the UK, but if we had stuff like this happening, they simply wouldnt get away with it, you would be lynched in the street & rightly so, if a street of people saw you do this to an innocent 84yr old man.
Originally posted by pajoly
ATS needs a new forum called, "Police Brutality" or some such thing so we can start to formally organize the reports.