Showing posts with label Allentown police. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Allentown police. Show all posts

‘Just Like George Floyd,’ Cop Kneels on Restrained Man’s Neck for Acting ‘Erratic’

Officers from the Allentown police branch are underneath investigation this week after a video was once posted to Twitter displaying two police officers keep down a man, with his arms in the back of his back, whilst any other knelt on his neck - simply like former officer Derek Chauvin did to George Floyd earlier than killing him.

According to police, the whole incident started due to the fact a man used to be performing ordinary outdoor in a hospital.

"The found erratic conduct resulted in the officers and sanatorium team of workers interacting with the individual. The character started out to yell, scream, and spit at the officers and clinic staff. As the officers tried to restrain the individual, all events fell to the ground. The person persevered to be non-compliant which required officers to restrain the man or woman and the clinic utilized a spit shield. The male in query was once escorted into the health facility for treatment. The male was once dealt with and later released," Chief Glenn Granitz with the Allentown Police Department said.

Prior to resisting the officers who attacked him, the man had dedicated no crime which is in all likelihood why he was once now not charged and released.

Officers who cease commonly innocent mentally unwell humans on the road have zero coachings when it comes to dealing with their reactions.

What's more, the two officers who helped maintain down the man as the officer drove his elbow and knee into the man's neck and face, did nothing to forestall their fellow cop from doubtlessly killing a man.

"Really there are two matters in there. The knee to the again of the head that mustn't have befallen and also, too, there may be an accountability element in there the place officers that are viewed immoderate use of pressure is required to step in with this use of pressure coverage and that did now not take place," Parker said.

In Anambra, three people were killed as they clashed with the police.

  Over the weekend, the situation in the Aguleri village, which is located in the Anambra East Local Government Area of the state of Anambra...