Cop Gets 40 Months for Beating Man in Wheelchair
Springfield, Illinois police spokesman said this after the incident where they tazered an 8 month pregnant woman and slammed her to the ground. In my opinion, this is a blatant admission of guilt.
I didn’t realize that EXCESSIVE force was ever justified.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - A woman 8 months pregnant was tased by Springfield police after she reported a car accident in the parking lot of Best Buy on Saturday.
Chicago police officer, who has been sued five times in past, stands trial for his most recent abuse.
March 18, 2013 | On Wednesday, a victim of police brutality filed a lawsuit against a Chicago police officer as well as the city of Chicago. According to Courthouse News Service, in Apr. 2011, Chicago police appeared at Rita King’s door after a domestic disturbance complaint. King was approached by a police officer with a taser, arrested and then taken to the police station. She remained handcuffed to a table while she was questioned. Then, allegedly, she refused to be fingerprinted until someone explained why she was under arrest. A police officer responded: “We know somebody who can get your fingerprints.”
In entered police commander Glenn Evans who pressed his fist into King’s nose for three to five minutes, repeatedly saying, “I’m going to push your nose through your brain.” King bled profusely, was fingerprinted and was finally released from the station. She attempted to walk home, but lost consciousness after one block. When she woke up 30 minutes later, she managed to call a friend who brought her to the hospital where it was determined she suffered a facial fracture.