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Police Officer Shot Therapist for Helping Lost Autistic Man

Charles Kinsey's police shooting on July 18, 2016, upset the country, as video evidence showed Kinsey laying on his back with his hands in the air, pleading with the policemen not to kill his patient, who was clutching a toy - but a policeman shot him instead. Because American people have been socialised to tolerate widespread police ineptitude and brutality, the officer who shot him was cleared of two attempted murder charges in 2019, with just a single misdemeanour charge of culpable negligence remaining. Even that smack on the wrist, though, has been rectified now. In 2017, State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle did something she had never done in her 24 years in office: she charged a policeman, officer Jonathon Aledda, with a crime involving an on-duty shooting. However, all of this was in vain. Aledda's sentence for culpable negligence was reversed last month, allowing him to remain a policeman. An appeals court quietly revoked Aledda's conviction last Wednesday, no

Cops Swarm, Pummel 1 Surrendered Man, Then Do the Same to Man Who Filmed It

Numerous Miami Beach police officers were arrested this week after horrific video footage of almost two dozen policemen surrounding and then trampling a cooperative guy who had just lay face down on the ground and surrendered with his hands behind his back. After pummeling their first victim, the vicious band of badged thugs jumped their second victim for doing nothing more than recording it. On Monday, Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Miami Beach Police Chief Richard Clements announced the accusations. They played a four-minute film at the conference, emphasizing the cops' misdeeds. The footage shows an astounding 21 policemen rushing into the lobby of a South Beach hotel, encircling their target, and then unleashing a barrage of kicks, punches, and smashes. According to authorities, the guy who was crushed in the face and body by police boots is Dalonta Crudup, 24, who was accused of colliding with an officer while riding a scooter. According to police, th