All I can say is wow… This video is very disturbing and graphic. Police brutality has become a serious issue in today’s society. It’s scary to see that this same type of incident happened a week ago and ended tragically with the death of Eric Garner. My deepest sympathies go out to the Garner family. I hope that something can be done to ensure the safety of the community. I applaud the guy that’s recording this event, and standing his ground in what seems to be an hostile environment.
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The New York Police Department is under scrutiny yet again, this time for a video showing an officer allegedly stomping the head of an unarmed Brooklyn man placed under arrest.
That officer, 36-year-old Joel Edouard, was put on modified assignment on Friday as a result of his excessive use of force. The man arrested, Jahmil-El Cuffee, was subdued on suspicion of marijuana possession in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Wednesday.
Cops claim they saw Cuffee, 32, roll a joint on the street and stopped him.
In the disturbing video you can hear onlookers screaming at Edouard after he kicks Cuffee, who at this point is restrained by two other officers, in the head.
“What is wrong with this officer?” one man screamed. “Look at your officer! You see that?”
Cuffee was taken to the hospital with neck and head injuries. Police say he was charged with…
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