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However, police commissioner Charles Ramsey says the boy and his family have yet to file a formal complaint and have yet to speak with the police department’s Internal Affairs division about the incident.
“We want to know what happened,” Ramsey said today. “This is a young man with no history in terms of negative contact with the law. My understanding is he is a good student. I don’t know what took place, and I’m not in a position to say at this point in time because I don’t have all the facts.”
Ramsey showed reporters video of the incident from a police camera. But the coverage is intermittent because the camera had been set to automatically pan back and forth across the intersection every ten seconds.
From what was shown, it looked like a routine patdown and struggle between a pair of officers and a young man.
The article indicates the family haven't been in touch with Internal Affairs or made a complaint yet.
Ramsey says the abuse accusations are in media reports.
“An allegation as I read it in the paper, the boy hasn’t said anything to us officially. So I’m only going… this is third party. So take it for what it’s worth. I don’t know. This is coming through someone else who apparently spoke to him and then wrote about it. Okay?” Ramsey said.
How many times do we have to read stories like this before we all get sick of it all?
All the lies.
All the violence.
All the brutality.
“Is that during the course of a search, he was grabbed by the genitals and there was a yanking that took place. And according to what I’m also hearing from a medical report is that a testicle was ruptured.
If anonymous is on the ball, they should publish the home address of every LEO in the country. It is not immoral to resist fascists. Dangerous, yes. Not immoral.