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Taxpayers will be held accountable after cops break an innocent grandmother's arm during a raid.

Ruby Jones, 74, was assaulted by police when they came to her home to arrest her mentally ill grandson for calling in a bomb threat. The Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, police force will be held liable for the actions of three officers who assaulted the elderly woman. The taxpayers of Oklahoma City will be liable because the officers were incompetent when it comes to de-escalation and common decency. The incident happened back in August, but police didn't release the body camera footage until this year. The officers either used excessive force against Jones or failed to intervene in her assault to stop it, according to a lawsuit filed by Jones. "My arm, sir," Jones said is heard saying in the video. "I don't know that ma'am," an officer said. "Well, I do," Jones responded. " well, I did," the officer said in response to Jones' request for help. "He's bipolar. He's bipolar," Jones told KOCO 5 News she tried to help the o