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Hard to see what she did, maybe wiggled her hand when the cop had her bent over as he was trying to cuff her? Then he grabs her, when she places her hand on his forearm, which seemed like it was instinctual.
A video has surfaced showing Florida police officers slamming a 44-year-old woman onto the hood of a police car and then onto the ground with such force that she suffered a broken orbital bone in her face, a bloody nose and multiple other injuries.
West was charged with DUI and several counts of battery on a law-enforcement officer for the incident on Aug. 10.
A probable cause statement written by arresting Officer Chris Ormerod said West was 'placed on the ground' after she resisted being put in handcuffs.
I do not condone it nor am I "making excuses" for them, but every incident needs to be investigated properly and looked at objectively.edit on 3-10-2013 by ajr1817 because: (no reason given)edit on 3-10-2013 by ajr1817 because: (no reason given)