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Cop charged after attacking, knocking down woman walking her dog

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In 2021, a video of a Chicago police officer assaulting an innocent lady went viral. Many said it was racial profiling. COPA investigated suspected misbehavior. The officer was arrested this month for excessive violence and misconduct. Nikkita Brown's attorneys say the cop assaulted her when she walked her dog home. Brown's attorney told the Chicago Sun-Times that the officer confronted her for strolling her dog in a closed area. Attorneys say Brown had left the park and was heading home when Chicago officer Bruce Dyker followed and attacked her. Dyker has been a Chicago cop since 1998. Dyker quit last month, possibly to escape responsibility. Ineffective. August 2021, after midnight. Brown is only heading home with her dog when Dyker attacks her, as the video reveals. Brown is recording the cop, which enrages him, so he snatches her phone before seizing her. As the officer assaults Brown, she yells "let go!" Her assailant was substantially bigger and unafraid to aggr