GUN CAUGHT ON TAPE: Fresno Police Officers Violent Arrest of a Homeless Man

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  1. TL1000RSquid

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    http://www.ksee24.com/news/local/39403357.html?video=YHI&t=a

    CAUGHT ON TAPE: Fresno Police Officers Violent Arrest of a Homeless Man

    Two Fresno police officers are under an internal investigation following the release of a video tape obtained by KSEE 24 News showing the officers beating a homeless man.

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    Video in the above link

    Don't resist if you don't want your ass beat? Only thing I see the officer did wrong was using his fists instead of a nightstick.
     
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    the bum prolly deserved it, that last hit look like it hurt :rofl:
     
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    camera man sounds like a fucked up Vincent Price :bowdown:
     
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    What's messed up is that at least one of those officers clearly has a Taser on his weak side. One of the purposes of HAVING Tasers is to prevent injury to both officers and arrestees. If he's resisting, light him up until he stops. In the case of thick clothing like might be worn by a homeless man in Winter, contact shocks can be used on exposed skin. Obviously, getting close to the man wasn't an issue.
     
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    Meh, of course the footage 5 minutes prior isn't available. I'm certainly not for the police beating everyone they come across, but the rash of "police brutality" stuff seems to be the cool new thing to hate on. How can someone make a judgement call without seeing the prior events, and without hearing an explanation? The tazer sounds like a good idea in theory (and likely in practice), but public opinion seems to be that a tazer is nearly as bad if not worse than a little roughhousing, especially when people see a guy screaming and twitching on the ground.
     
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    so the cops said that the bum ripped one of their badges off.... Well i saw that both cops were still wearing wearing them when they were waylaying on him .....
     
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    What the fuck are you talking about? What could have possible happened in 5 minutes prior to that that would have warranted a police officer punching an unarmed, restrained man in the face? Did you watch the video or listen to what the camera man said?
     
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    Nope, situational inertia usually gives you a free one as long as you don't do it all the time.
     
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    oh holy shit. whatever happened to that chode?
     
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    THAT'S WHY I WROTE IT
     
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    ah fresno. memories. ahaha
     
  16. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    if you don't cooperate and put your hands behind your back, you get hit.

    if you hit an officer, you're gonna get hit back.

    nothing to see here.
     
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    Ah, forgot the specific department.
    They need a little good press.:rofl:
     

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