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limpyhobbler

(8,244 posts)
Thu Jan 12, 2012, 12:21 AM Jan 2012

Out-of-Control Cop Punches Defenseless Special-Needs Girl




longer article on huff po
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/11/la-cop-punches-woman_n_1199672.html

A passenger on a bus recorded a Los Angeles cop punching a woman in the face who apparently hadn't been violent while the camera rolled.

Jermaine Green, the man who taped the Monday night incident in Bellflower, told NBC LA that the Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy who struck the woman threatened to arrest him if he didn't hand over his camera phone.

The woman brought a stroller laden with pillows on to the bus and Green described her as having "special needs." Two deputies allegedly boarded the bus at the next stop and confronted the lady, who began cursing at them, according to Green's retelling.

His video begins with the woman standing in the aisle and cursing repeatedly. One of the deputies, a woman, grabs her arm.
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Out-of-Control Cop Punches Defenseless Special-Needs Girl (Original Post) limpyhobbler Jan 2012 OP
K'd & R'd DeathToTheOil Jan 2012 #1
Extra K DeathToTheOil Jan 2012 #4
if you see something, say something SixthSense Jan 2012 #2
What a nice guy. And he's a veteran. I like the way he explained how the military are trained sabrina 1 Jan 2012 #3
The veteran is my new hero -- an exceptional guy. Just what are they teaching these cops nowadays? pacalo Jan 2012 #5
agreed. That guy is awesome. nt limpyhobbler Jan 2012 #11
so utube has removed the video! newfie11 Jan 2012 #6
Video removed as a violation of hate speech hootinholler Jan 2012 #7
Makes me wonder when YouTube decided to start censoring it content to this level. EnviroBat Jan 2012 #8
special needs? wxgeek7 Jan 2012 #10
The video is still available here. EnviroBat Jan 2012 #9

sabrina 1

(62,325 posts)
3. What a nice guy. And he's a veteran. I like the way he explained how the military are trained
Thu Jan 12, 2012, 12:52 AM
Jan 2012

in rules of engagement. They should hire him to train these out of control cops. And the one who hit that woman should be fired, a coward who should not be entrusted with the safety of citizens who pay his salary.

pacalo

(24,721 posts)
5. The veteran is my new hero -- an exceptional guy. Just what are they teaching these cops nowadays?
Thu Jan 12, 2012, 01:51 AM
Jan 2012

I just saw a video about an officer who lost it when a driver refused to allow him to search his car without a warrant.

newfie11

(8,159 posts)
6. so utube has removed the video!
Thu Jan 12, 2012, 06:44 AM
Jan 2012

Has media control of what we can see started.

I did see the video at the link on Huffington but u tube has removed it.

EnviroBat

(5,290 posts)
8. Makes me wonder when YouTube decided to start censoring it content to this level.
Thu Jan 12, 2012, 11:08 AM
Jan 2012

The end of internet free speech is here boys and girls. Now the police can just conveniently have videos pulled from YouTube. Welcome to fascism...

wxgeek7

(321 posts)
10. special needs?
Thu Jan 12, 2012, 11:41 AM
Jan 2012

My guess is that they removed it because he called the woman "special needs". But it still smells fishy to me.

Kudos to the vet!! We should have more prior-military cops.

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