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Secret Body Cam Shows Cops Using His Flashlight to Break a Man's Jaw, Ribs, Arm, and Skull

The Louisiana State Police kept a video of one of their officers attempting to murder a guy with his flashlight hidden for two years. That footage was published this week, and we now understand why they didn't want it to see the light of day. Aaron Larry Bowman had not committed a crime on that tragic night in May 2019 and was merely suspected of "improper lane use" before being battered almost to death. Bowman made no effort to escape or fight arrest, but he was dragged from his vehicle by cops and thrown to the ground. While police were handcuffing him — allegedly for a traffic violation — Trooper Jacob Brown spotted an opportunity to inflict deadly violence and pulled up to the scene, jumping out of his car because he "was in the area and was attempting to get involved," according to a recent investigation into the violent trooper. Brown leapt on top of Bowman and unleashed his wrath, armed with an 8-inch aluminum flashlight strengthened with a pointed end de