Three Cops have been accused of brutality in Bridgeport, Connecticut. After a video leaked on YouTube, the police chief from Connecticut's largest city pulled the three officers from duty on the streets.
The video consisted of two officers stun gunning the victim, and once he was down, kicking him repeatedly. A third officer arrives, runs from the car, and kicks the already beaten man.
Bridgeport city spokeswoman Elaine Ficarra said that all three officers are on desk duty until authorities investigate the May 2011 encounter.
The New York Posts reported that the offending officers are Elson Morales, Joseph Lawlor and Clive Higgins. All three officers are 10-year veterans of the force. None of them could be reached for comment.
The shaky video clearly shows the officers committing a criminal act:
Police brutality is considered the use of excessive force, usually physical, that cause physical of psychological damage.
Another infamous example of police brutality is the infamous "Pepper Spraying Cop" who used harmful chemicals to harm peaceful protestors:
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