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 Cops Hit Man’s Car, Check For Security Cameras, Arrest Him

BROOKLYN, NY – Two police officers are being accused of hitting Robert Jackson‘s car and then arresting him to cover it up. Surveillance footage shows police cars driving the wrong way down a street and sideswiping the SUV. Officers then exited their vehicles and appeared to search for cameras before arresting Jackson for destruction of city property.

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Jackson claims he was sitting inside his legally parked car outside an apartment when the accident happened. “I was smiling, like, ‘How’d you run into me?’ ” he said. “Then the cop said, ‘Dude, you ran into me.’ I just wanted them to fix the damage and apologize, but it didn’t turn out that way,” Jackson said. “They were trying to cover it up. When they thought no cameras were on. I saw their gloves go on, and that’s when I was arrested,” Jackson said.

Fortunately the officers missed the one camera that was recording the entire incident. The video appears to show that Jackson is correct. The police cars were going the wrong way down a street and scraped his SUV. Then they are allegedly shown searching for security cameras before arresting him. Jackson was arrested for destruction of city property, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

The charges were eventually dropped against Jackson but he had to spend the night in a “filthy, overpopulated, rat- and rodent-infested cell,” his suit says. “The officer who arrested me said if I took care of the expense on my vehicle, they would take care of their vehicle and I wouldn’t have gotten arrested,” Jackson remembered. “He knew he was wrong.”

The lawsuit is seeking unspecified monetary damages.


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  • Alex

    Names of the cops?

    • Scare Crow

      Christopher Oliver and Shazad Shigri

      • Alex

        Thanks. Also name of their supervisors – who hired, trained, and unleashed them onto us?

  • Devin Manning

    These motherfuckers cease to amaze me…”you ran into me.” I would want to hit them right in the jaw with a lead pipe after he said that.

    • Hugh Beaumont

      You mean they “never” cease to amaze you. Think about it.

      • Toni

        No, either can be correct. They “cease to amaze me” may mean that he is so jaded to the criminal actions of cops, that, cynically, they “cease to amaze” him. They “never cease to amaze” may reflect I am no longer surprised by any level to which cops stoop. In my case, it’s the former.

        • Hugh Beaumont

          Then say “they no longer impress me”. Don’t mangle an otherwise good phrase. This is like the people who say “I could care less”, when the expression is, “I couldn’t care less”.

          • Dick Barr

            You’re an idiot. Write your own statements and he’ll write his. He doesn’t need you editing for him.

            And I could care less if you couldn’t care less, but I don’t.

          • Wut

            Meanwhile in the midst of this corruption, you retards bicker about the most useless details.

          • Hugh Beaumont

            Thank you for your civility, sir.

          • ginger

            Come on guys ,,,back to the subject…play nice now.

  • Ammon Hoffner

    I really hope, if this story is correct, that we have a couple new names among
    the ranks of the unemployed.

    • unemployed and imprisoned!

      • Austin Lutzke

        I highly doubt it. They’re still wearing a badge… after all, they’re “above the law”

        • A-non-amiss

          To true.

    • Aeffesstoo

      Or promoted (after a paid vacation)

      • paintinc56

        That’s how the Obama administration handles corruption, a pat on the back & a promotion, ambassador position, cushy job in one of the numerous Soros funded leftist organizations, ect.

        • BenardFox

          I heard Obama hired those guys to frame him because he’s the last living person to have seen the real birth certificate.

  • Randall Williams

    where is the vid ?? that’s what I want to see .

    • I looked everywhere and it appears that the video has not been released as of yet.

  • D. I. Genes

    The officers committed state and federal crimes. Nobody cares.

    • Cathy McMahan

      It’s up to you to file charges, why do people expect the city to do it for you.

      • Simon Randall

        Maybe because they betrayed the law in the first place? By your logic, people should be free to make up their own laws and enforce them themselves. How about we expect the people that represent the law, can arrest and hurt people with impunity, and walk around with guns be held to a higher standard? If they break the law to hurt people, no gloves. They should have charges brought against them immediately and have to deal with it in court like everyone else.

        • A-non-amiss

          Not like “everyone else,” worse. I think that if you’re a cop and you took an oath to protect the innocent, and you break the law and hurt them, your punishment should be double that of a “civilians.”

      • dinkster

        Certainly expect cops to be forthright and honest.

      • Marvin Marcelo

        most civilian cases fail because they lacked video evidence. i’m sure this one would fail without one.

    • NeonDisease

      Any civilian would be in jail with charges piled high, like they did to the innocent man here.

      Why is the cop not already in jail like his innocent victim was?

    • YES!; Federal crimes, and some people DO care.

      • MatthewSherrard

        Even raving gay atheist liberals like me care! 😀

    • MrE03

      I think many people care and are getting pretty fucking tired of this shit.

      I know I am.

      • ActaNonVerba

        In NYC? No they are not going to care. Residents of NYC have demonstrated time and time again that they are statist puppets who seek to be ruled over by their nanny city and state government and its enforcers, i.e. Police.

        • dfinn0103

          Speaking out of ur @$$ NON VERBA.. I am a conservative/Libertarian behind enemy lines and in a city of 8 Million people and if you include L.I another 7 M there are a hell of a lot of us here who care. We are the ones who keep the gears running.. blame the sloths that suckle the teat not all of us NYers are like that.

  • Unassigned

    Not the first, won’t be the last. However, these are increasingly happening in New York. But don’t worry, they are here to keep you S.A.F.E.

    • MrE03



  • Carl-Cathy Wisnesky

    It was in NY City. Current & former mayors, who ran on a communist style platform, were elected by the residents & their way of thinking has been taught to the city’s law enforcement. You got what you voted for. Just another reason to never visit NY City. NY City should be its own state, or even better, its own country, as there is not much happening in that city that is actually part of the US constitution & the Constitutional Republic form of government on which our country was founded..

    • FullAmericanPatriot

      Uhhhhh…. As a former NYC resident I have to say you have no idea what you’re talking about.

  • Sick-of-it-inGREENBAY

    Some day the American People will get sick of living in a Police State, eventually they will rise up..

    • Steve

      No they won’t and those in power are aware. The people on this site are just a sliver, a tiny, yet vocal minority. In the end, the most noise the majority of us will ever make will be in comment threads such as this. This place is doomed. Time to bail.

      • Guy Daley

        How right you are. The very most people are willing to do is “like” some facebook page comment to voice their disgust or disapproval. Beyond that, people are afraid to let others know their opinion. This goes DOUBLE for veterans in the VFW and American Legion as they sit on their butts and rest on their laurels. I quit an American Legion because they aren’t interested in defending this country anymore, not even with their voices (that would be the vast majority, naturally there are always exceptions).

        • Bayou_Bull

          I’m an officer at my local post and am thinking of doing the same. It seems as though the American Legion as a whole is more concerned with complying with Obama’s henchmen (IRS) than they are with their own Mission Statement/Charter.

          • Brandon Mullinix

            I am sure there are community activists who’s sole function is holding these folks accountable. I am of the impression that the people of each respective area should hold their own LEOs accountable. NY has at least one that I know of, but for someone like me in the Midwest it would be extremely hard to gain any traction going against any pd in NY.

      • Sick-of-it-inGREENBAY

        I hope you are wrong but I fear you might be right…. It would require a big spark, some event where the people are so out ragged that they have to get revenge…… like a Rodney King but only Nationwide & directed at the leadership…….Men with balls like the framers don’t exist anymore…

        • Steve

          We can’t even imagine existing without ‘free’ health care, let alone be prepared to die for what we believe in. We don’t have what it takes for a true revolution to succeed. We’re too comfortable.

          • Sick-of-it-inGREENBAY

            With Obama care & higher taxes, higher fuel costs, higher food cost’s, NEVER before seen unemployment & homelessness, a Militarized Police State, etc, etc, etc, etc…that comfort level is about to come to a drastic end….. then the MAJORITY WILL BECOME UNSETTLED quickly…..

          • Dawn – Naturally Texan

            that’s why he signed all thoses EOs for martial law and seizing our property, food and of course guns. and why we have the FEMA camps. they expect us to revolt soon and they are managing their contingencies. I pray for this country daily and that those soulless bastards in D.C. redeem themselves and uphold their oaths. our police and military too.

          • murphmobile

            No he didn’t. If you’re advocating revolution, do some basic fact checking first.

        • Dawn – Naturally Texan

          I can’t help but be in awe of the Ukraine revolt. I wonder what percentage of the population started that and now has their president fleeing his palace.

      • Paul Allen

        Less than 40% of the population of the colonies rose up and started the Revolutionary war. What would that number do now? What about 20%. That’s a boatload of people. Even 1% is a lot more than the US has troops to control (especially considering part of that 1% would be the troops themselves).

        • Dawn – Naturally Texan


    • Brad Kirby

      You know the NSA is watching sites like this and if they ever do fear a revolt, they already know who will lead and/or join it so they’ll quietly round us up.

      • Justsomeguy151

        Not so quietly. And of course we know those treasonous criminals are watching. But we still outnumber them.

        • Guy Daley

          Exactly. Uncle Fraud cannot begin the next step of their agenda before we are disarmed. So, gradually they will chip away at the 2nd amendment and progress will vary greatly depending on the state.

          • Travis Hughes

            If “They” really wanted to stop us, “they” have the US Military and every weapon of their arsenal at their disposal. We outnumber them but are greatly outmatched in terms of combat ability.

          • Guy Daley

            That’s absurd. the US military is composed of regular people for which a number of them are Oathkeepers. They aren’t about to round up Americans etc, etc because it would be like rounding up their own families. Stop pretending that the US military are a bunch of programmed robots. You are insulting when you do that. You honestly believe that all the people in the military will do anything Uncle Fraud tells them simply because they receive a paycheck from govt? When they were confiscating weapons after Katrina, the military were the only ones that were refusing to do so.

            Vietnam war got shut down because it was extremely unpopular due to the losses of troops. You refuse to remember and accept that as a clue and instead think that the military would be anxious to apply force against their own friends and family. Truly, I think you need to go back and rethink your thesis and stop thinking of the military as a “thing”.

          • Scott

            What are they going to do, start nuking US cities to take them out ?

            Most of the cool toys are useless trying to put down an insurrection.

      • Sick-of-it-inGREENBAY

        If it can happen in Ukraine, Venezuela,Egypt, Syria then it can happen here too. Big Difference the populations of those countries are unarmed while 240 Million Americans have Guns… The US Govt would not last long once Massive Civil Unrest happened here with only 4 million Law Enforcement & military combined they are vast out numbered and out gunned..

        • Dawn – Naturally Texan

          yes but that EMP they tried to set off in S.C. would have crippled us had those military commanders they suddenly removed for cheating at poker and adultery not intervened at the last minute. Dr. Garrow warned us about it and even the Senator of S.C was caught warning of an EMP event. I have no doubt they’d use that against their own people and like they did in Syria blame the people they are against.

          • Guy Daley

            Senator Graham from SC was pumping for war against Syria. Reason being is that he is being bribed by the military defense complex. Too bad you don’t have anything realistic to say. It was a full court press for war against Syria, Uncle Fraud trotted out a number of dignitaries to promote it including John Kerry, McCain and others.

      • Sick-of-it-inGREENBAY

        All I am doing is talking about it – Not making it happen………

        • Travis Hughes

          And they’ll go after the thought crime before the actual revolution.

  • James Chant

    These idiots also didn’t take into account that a lot of vehicles have GPS tracking now… including police vehicles. Pulling up the records of both vehicles would have proven what actually happened in that case. They were stupid to even try it for the possibility of that reason alone.

  • Rollie Aarron Murray

    I can’t wait to see this vid

  • POA

    The cops are shitty but the whole story says he was ticketed for unlicensed operation, because his license was suspended. Only the lawsuit says the other stuff. The video didn’t show his arrest, so there may be a longer version somewhere.

    • SameJerkDifferentName

      Where did you see the video? Link?

    • Tamra Louviere

      Where did you find the video? Share please?

      • Guest



    • Joe Misuraca

      I call bs….where’s the video you speak of?

      • POA

        Any link will be moderated. Google is not a secret.

    • Anti Troll Troller

      Source or I don’t believe you.

      • POA

        “Your comment is awaiting moderation.”

        This is all you will get trying to post a link.

        Google this stuff It’s not hard to find.

    • Brad Kirby

      Even if that is true, unless they saw him driving, simply sitting in a vehicle is not operating it.

      • POA

        I agree. I am not defending the cops, but he isn’t being honest either. Just saying.

    • realityexposer

      Get your mouth off the piggies cock, slave

      • POA

        Aww look a tough kid on the internet. How special.

        I have very little respect or sympathy for the police but liars are pretty low in my book too. Don’t like it? Tough shit.

    • Mark Furgal

      when your door is hit, you don’t open it to cause more damage to the door/fender, and WOULD exit the drivers side..

      • Guest

        Clearly you have not seen the video. Why even bother replying? Crap people are miserable as hell.

        They hit the back of his vehicle but who really gives a shit? Even if it’s all made up, I don’t care. It makes people happy to see the police be corrupt and I call out the cops all the time, but who’s counting I guess. 100 against the police and 1 saying the guy’s possibly lying and I’m a cop loving whore.

        Grow up people.

    • Joe Misuraca

      I did google it…nothing there. And the link you posted isn’t even a valid link.

      • POA

        Type this into google;

        Robert Jackson cop hits car youtube

        It will be the first (and second) result on the page. Or do the same directly at youtube.

        You’re welcome. #lazypeople

        • Randy

          You misspelled POS!

          • POA

            Get the dick out of your mouth when you talk to me.

          • Randy

            Oh, you’re clever! And vulgar. Congratulations! You must be proud. Your parents too! After all, they raised a condescending AH who thinks he’s so much better than others..

          • POA

            And your reply was intended as a term of endearment? GTFO

            You fools always insist on being douchey without cause. I don’t need to be polite to AH any more than you and you clearly talk down to people all the time. Get off your high horse.

            Some of your NOT SO “condescending AH who thinks he’s so much better than others” wizardry.

            “You’re pretty simple, aren’t you?”
            “You’re not very bright, are you?”
            “I should have guessed I needed to spell it out for you.”
            “You’ve never been accused of being very bright, have you?”

            You aren’t even a good troll.

          • Randy

            Your parents are beaming with pride!

          • Randy

            I don’t want to be a troll, like yourself. And I will go after libtards and snooty little shits like you.

          • POA

            lol, I am about as opposite as it gets from being a Lib.

            I have to ask, what got your ass in a huff with me, lol? I don’t think people even know what their bitching about on here. Just hit a random reply and start shit, was that the goal?

          • Randy

            I know that. You fall under “snooty little shits.”

          • POA

            lol, Well you have company now then I guess.

          • Randy

            You’re welcome. #lazypeople

          • POA

            Ha! Was that your issue?

            Me calling the person that called BS on the video I found in 20 seconds lazy? The person that couldn’t figure out the youtube link I gave him? The person that said they googled it and couldn’t find it?

            If that’s your issue, you should rethink your position on who you “go after”. You may be the one you’re looking for, lol.

          • Randy

            We’re done! I can tell you’re one of those that must have the last word, so blab away.

          • POA

            “We’re done!” lol, You replied to me for no reason whatsoever.

            I guess I’m not good troll food. Sorry. I’ll stop though. I had a good upvote ratio going before this BS started messing with it

            “must have the last word, so blab away.”

            You really need new material. The repetition makes you look foolish.

  • David Johnson

    Fuckin pigs, their sentences should be 3 times what a civilian should get for doing the same thing. They know better and are the only people entrusted with the right to take another man’s Liberty away! They should end up in Prision right next to all the people they arrested!

    • John Ash

      You mean like a hate crime….but abuse of power…..nah…’s hard to be a police officer, everyone makes mistake, ya know, like accidentally beating someone to death. Don’t be so harsh.

  • SameJerkDifferentName

    I hope they fry, but you know darn well they won’t.

  • Inconsistencies

    I will reserve judgement until I see the footage.

  • sbozich

    First charge should be kidnapping.

  • LovinMalamutes

    The officers involved should be arrested and charged, then stripped of any retirement, and barred from ever becoming officers elsewhere. Time to clean up, and put out the garbage. These are supposedly upstanding law abiding citizens, as well as honorable enough people to be placed in these trustworthy positions to protect and uphold the laws. These officers are a discredit to their colleagues, state and Country! They are the prime example why calling in police is a last resort, rather than a first resort as it used to be.

  • derpleton

    Guys you weren’t there, a cops life is hard, you didn’t see the video so you don’t know what happened. What happened to innocent until proven guilty?


  • Anti Troll Troller

    This is why I installed wifi cameras in my vehicle. I prefer to keep people honest. If they take my camera(s) I still have all the evidence on my private Canadian server.

  • Joe Misuraca

    I can’t find this story or a related video anywhere. Anyone else”

  • John Smith

    These cops should be publicly humiliated, stripped off all benefits, and go to prison for a blatant abuse of authority. When you abuse a position of authority over the population, the consequences should be severe.

  • Cal

    If these two PsOS aren’t fired and prosecuted, then you can blame leftopia.

  • elephant4life

    I hope those police officers are relieved of their duties permanently. It would be nice if states would pass a law such that, if cops are found to have conducted themselves in an egregiously lawless manner, such as this example, they are then barred from ever working in law enforcement again. That would be one way to weed the officious prigs out.

    • SameJerkDifferentName

      It would have to be more specific than “egregiously lawless manner” that would leave it open to interpretation. Something like, ‘Any Criminal Charges Whatsoever’. After all, they’re the ones enforcing the laws so they SHOULD be held to a higher standard.

      • elephant4life

        Certainly they should, but as we know too well, just about everything these days is a crime. What I’m talking about is blatant abuse of the power and authority which they enjoy solely because they are LEOs, which citizens have given them in order to be protected. When they cease to protect, and begin to be predators, that is the point at which they need to be barred from the field for life.

    • Toni

      Or that you could sue them personally. Until that happens, this kind of behavior will continue, and the cities will pay through the nose.

      • elephant4life

        Why not both? The point is: remove immunity from them, AND their government units, in cases of willful misconduct.

    • Julius Lovell

      it seems that any more, the newer police officers are only in it to prove something, not because they want of uphold the law, so many now have an attitude, a nasty attitude that says i am a cop, i am above the law, if i don’t like you or if i do something wrong too bad. its your fault.

  • Fred28


  • William Frawley

    90 % of cops and DA’s are lying pricks

  • DudeMaster

    Why haven’t these terrorist cops been arrested for kidnapping yet? In “Texas” – that’s a hanging offense….. 🙂

  • Allen Piercy

    Video? Police Officer names? Links?

  • Joe Sills

    i posted a link just waiting for them to approve it.
    Youtube copy and paste this ch8kmfWILgs

  • El Cabong

    About three million of Dblaiso ‘ social justice dollars would b ea good start

  • realityexposer

    The only solution is citizens to take arms and kill the pigs. No more, no mercy. Take the country back. Violence is the only solution

  • Kevin Dallas

    Typical. Cops are like everyone else. We should expect better, shame on them. I hope they get sued. It’s the only way to get justice.

    • mndasher

      Unfortunately the police union would be protecting them. There is no good reason for government employee unions.

      • Stephen54321

        Are you suggesting that unions are not required because (unlike private corporations) governments are such caring institutions that they will devotedly look after the rights of their workers, pay them decent wages, etc or fire them for anything but a just and reason cause?

        You have clearly never worked for a governmental body!

        • Grant Armbruster

          I Have served the government body and UNIONS are what is wrong with out government.

          • Stephen54321

            Grant Armbruster: “UNIONS are what is wrong with out government.”

            In what way?

          • Travis Hughes

            POLITICIANS are what’s wrong with our government.

  • amabokcuf

    F*cking pigs…

  • DaveD1000

    In the UK Perverting the Course Of Justice is a Major offence and people o to prison for a long time for it – You have the answer for these Cops…

  • I tell you what people really need to get into the WORD of GOD, I know I am gonna get A LOT of STUFF FROM EVERYONE ON HERE, SAYING I AM PARANOID OR A COOK, BUT STILL, Other than that,,,,, I DONT TRUST ANY OFFICERS AT ALL OR GOVERNMENT ANYMORE

  • back2future

    he did resist arrest… even though that is a bullsh!t charge.

  • Hinikuna Dansei

    You can find the video easily enough if you look. Unlike this article, it appears he was arrested for driving without a license. Regardless of whether he was or not though, this was wrong and both of these officers should be investigated and punished if found at fault.

  • $15504882

    I care. They should be fired.

  • sloan44

    Put the cops in a filthy jail for the night and strip their shields!

  • Bipoler

    Yet another abuse of power by the boys in blue!

  • TitanPaul

    Serve and protect? This is why cops hate cameras! Who says cops don’t lie?

  • ra44mr2

    I bet they are regretting all those cameras now.

  • Mark Stuber

    Something happened similar to another patron of my mechanic. He was a college student and a cop hit and ran. It was the county police. They got the camus police to get him out of class and they really harrasssed him. I don’t remember if he got arrested or not.

    • Travis Hughes

      In my city this happened to a friend of mine, and the cops were so desperate to keep it quiet that they paid for all the repairs for his car. No cameras back then though.

  • Patrick Fallon


  • Patrick Fallon

    they are New York city finest , so guess what there boss is but New York city Citizens deserve this , they are mostly Lib Tards and they have to have some one tell them what to do , and how to do it the police force is infested with this trash , that says police officer on there arm ,and l;ook how many mayors they served under,Bloomberg did nothing to get rid of them he to busy trying to get people guns ,

  • Gary Tallman

    If a person asks for an application to join the Police force they should be immediately arrested and held for psychiatric examination before giving them an application.

  • Scott Dancer

    Looks to me like they were checking, not for cameras, but for ANYTHING wrong with his parking, like too far away from curb, “no parking” signs, broken tail lights etc. I never saw them looking up for cameras. They are wrong regardless. And if not an emergency, why were they driving down the wrong way on a street without a doughnut shop??? Clearly should have had their emergency lights on. And what is up with that big white truck trying to squeeze through when he sees a cop coming towards him on a one way street? Geesh, what a mess altogether.

    I hope you get your SUV repaired AND paid for by these clowns….

  • Dana King

    Corruption is the name of the game from POTUS down to the jack boots on the street.

  • SuperFly2000

    OH SNAP! Bet the COP was not prepared for the Video Capture from the SHOP catching the whole thing. The officers are committing FRAUD a Felony — CAN YOU SAY — YOU’RE FIRED! Two more bad officers DOWN! GOOD residence I hope they jail them and we dont have to see their ignorant faces for A LONG TIME!

  • OldTimerUSNCB

    They are the pride of the Union and will get their little hands slapped by the loser Mayor a couple of weeks paid leave and then back to screwing people like they have done since they were hired. Hope this guy also file a civil suite against these slugs.

  • Aeffesstoo

    NYPD? Surprised they didn’t shoot him.

  • Victor Au

    This sort of crap only serves to reinforce the notion that the Police are corrupt and not to be trusted. Rotten apples…We already know the Politicians are rotten, we need to have a trustworthy Police force. How are these people supposed to protect us when they frame us???

  • Gregory Wininger

    A New Corrupt Mayor for the Corrupt Cops of NY!

  • rudeboi

    Does Kiev give anyone any ideas as to how we gonna get these effing people in line? If a third of us took to the streets sh*t would change. But Walking Dead and sports keep us satisfied and couch bound. We deserve this treatment until we prove otherwise.

  • Mary Brown

    typical thug crooked cops, bet they don’t get fired either.

  • Numb3rTech

    The officers that produced a report that put the civilian in jail for an accident those officers caused, should be in jail, lose their jobs for falsification on a report and be sued separately from the police department. That is totally unreal situation.

  • Paul Ell

    This entire story is based on his and his lawyers side of the story. It’s basically comes down to was the engine running or not. If the engine was running then he is driving on a suspended license and was properly arrested. The video clearly shows he got out of the DRIVERS SIDE of the vehicle. He claimed he was sitting in his passenger seat. Watching the complete video will show if he drove to that location and parked the car there and that would prove he was driving the vehicle on a suspended license and favor the cops story that the engine was running.

    Jackson all ready lost his credibility when he said he was in the passengers seat.

    • KingChris

      are you blind? can you not see the video. The SUV is clearly parked and the Police cruiser is clearly going the wrong way. The man did not commit any crime! Thus the charges were all dropped! I am sick of people like you that defend the most outragoues and egregious actions by the Police.

  • anarchyst

    Here are “police” practices that deserve to be exposed:

    #1. During a traffic stop, the police officer will touch the back of your car. The reason for this “touch” is that, quite often, the police officer will have a small quantity of narcotics (marijuana or cocaine) on him (in his hand) that he will rub on the car in order to help “justify a search”. When the dog is brought in, it will react to the drug on the vehicle and help “justify a search”. This tactic is mostly used against young people. The drug can also be “planted” on a “suspect”.

    #2. Most (if not all) cops possess a “throwdown” weapon. This “helper” obtained from a criminal who is then “let go” without his weapon and is always used to justify a questionable police situation and to “sanitize” a “crime scene and criminal police behavior.

    #3. If you are in the back of a police car, LIE DOWN on the seat. Police use the concept of “screening” to abuse their unwilling “passenger”. This involves, driving at high rates of speed, violent turns and other antics to get the passenger to “hit the screen” separating the front from the back with his face. Hence the act of “screening”.

    #4. If you are being handcuffed, quite often the police officer will wrench you arm behind you, forcing you to “turn around”. The officer will then add a charge of “assault” to whatever other charges they concoct against you (just for being forced to turn around). They “pile on” charges, hoping you will plead guilty to at least one.

    Remember–NEVER CONSENT TO SEARCH . . . You must be polite, but firm in your refusal. You can state that “you NEVER consent to searches” as well as using these “magic” words–“am I free to go?” The police officer MUST answer your question . . . If you are being detained and an illegal search takes place, you have legal recourse.

    Remember–police are not your friends . . .

  • anarchyst

    There are two things that could be done to reign in questionable behavior by police and other public officials.
    1. Eliminate “qualified immunity” for ALL public officials. If public officials (yes, this includes police officers and their administrators, firefighters, prosecutors, court officials and all other “public servants”). If they knew that they could be sued personally (and possibly lose everything they own), they would tend to behave themselves.
    2. Establish and enforce an “video audit trail” whenever there is interaction by any public official with the public. In the case of police and firefighters, no “video audit trail” would mean the inadmissability of “evidence” as well as censure and possible dismissal of public officials’ failure to assure that this “video audit trail” is present. A “video audit trail” would do much to eliminate the possibility of frivolous lawsuits by the public against public officials as well as assure that public officials “behave themselves”. This is especially true in police interrogation rooms where police-coerced “false confessions” occur with alarming frequency.
    These two changes would put the public on an equal footing with our “leaders” (who are actually supposed to be subordinate to us citizens).
    There have been many cases where people who have been legally recording police (mis)behavior have been harassed by police, their equipment damaged or destroyed, and charges brought against them. This police misconduct must stop! Severe punishment should be meted out to those public officials who interfere with lawful recording by citizens.

  • The cops should have to spend a night in jail, be fired and their pensions given to the man.

  • Jack Washburn

    but no officers were injured…move along mundane, there is nothing to see here…

  • Keith Melton

    If your not police, you’re little people.

  • Dustin

    “unspecified monetary damages” isn’t enough. They need to spend at least a year in prison.

  • Cognitive Dissonance

    Why haven’t any affidavits been filed into the system to have warrants issued for the arrest of the officers?

  • Moral Majority

    DeBlasio is a Lying Filthy Italian Rat

  • Silvohn Clinton Patterson

    I hope the cop that was worried about his $700,000 dollar home is now sitting on the curb with all his belongings and no damned job.