Police Brutality Cases Displays Cop Aggression, Civilians At Risk Of Being Ripped By Search Dogs
Feb 20, 2017 06:36 AM EST
Recent police brutality cases shows just how ugly a situation can get between a civilian and a police officer. A video showing an agitated police officer yelling inside a civilian vehicle has been circulating around the internet.
This particular incident reportedly took place in Atlantic City, where a civilian vehicle was pulled over by a New Jersey police officer. The police officer in question threatened the passengers in the vehicle, telling them that he will knock them out if they ever put their hand in his face, a threat akin to police brutality cases.
In addition, the police officer also "guarantee" that he will let his 90-pound search dog inside the vehicle and "rip" the passengers. The New Jersey cop insisted that the civilians are not allowed to use their phones due to the fact that they are under "unlawful detention."
After a little over a minute, the video abruptly ends with the civilian moving his camera away from view. According to ArsTechnica, the police officer in the video was put on "paid administrative leave" by the Atlantic City Police Department.
ACPD Chief Henry White addressed the situation by ordering the Internal Affairs Section to commence an immediate investigation regarding the incident. The ACPD expressed their concern about the language and tone used by the New Jersey police officer in the video.
The ACPD emphasized that they do not condone this type of language and behavior from their officers. The police report also mentioned that the officer in question was wearing a "body-worn" camera, and its footage is currently being reviewed by detectives.
The police department explained that they work hard in order to gain the trust of the community. This particular incident could have easily ended up being an addition to the rising police brutality cases.
Meanwhile, two Chicago police officers were involved in another example of police brutality cases. According to ChicagoTribune, two police officers beat up a man inside his home property in Oak Lawn, Illinois.
The man who was allegedly beaten down received a large $2.7 million settlement from Oak Lawn Trustees. The Oak Lawn village manager was unhappy about the outcome of a "very large" settlement as he claimed that the police officers in question, didn't do anything wrong. This incident is another one of the police brutality cases that turned against the police department's favor.