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Cops Arrested for brutally beating a teen for a speeding ticket

Body camera video published in April exposed numerous police officers' gang mentality, as cops were shown brutally assaulting a 17-year-old kid during a traffic check "like a pack of wolves." Additionally, it demonstrates the lengths to which police will go to enforce a speeding infraction. However, there is a silver lining to this tale, since the two policemen involved in the violence have been charged. Tori Verber Salazar, the district attorney for San Joaquin County, announced the indictment of former Stockton Police Department officers Michael Stiles and Omar Villapudua on felony charges of assault on a public officer and assault with a weapon likely to inflict severe bodily harm. “This grand jury indictment serves as a reminder to everyone that when police officers use excessive force, they erode community trust,” she added in a statement. “As the daughter of a police officer, I understand how critical it is to reestablish community trust, safety, and the profession&