HOW MANY STOCKTON COPS DOES IT TAKE TO BEAT THE CRAP OUT OF A JAYWALKER?
from The Burning Platform A US teenager has been detained with the use of force and hit several times for jaywalking in Stockton, California. Witnesses say that before the camera started rolling, the cop was telling the teenager to sit down, but the boy continued walking to his bus. The officer kept grabbing his arm, but the kid still went on, so the cop took out his baton. The footage begins with the cop restraining the young man and then starting to beat the teenager with a baton. “It’s a f**cking kid!” someone in the group of onlookers keeps shouting as the situation unfolds. “Get off him! He’s been jaywalking! Leave him alone, he didn’t do anything wrong!” “Stop resisting!” the cop shouts, not paying any attention. The boy is seen sitting in shock, with his face in his hands, with a group of passers-by watching. The cop who detained the guy apparently called for reinforcement as more cops arrive at the scene to detain the jaywalker. Four police officers come up to the teen and wrestle him to the ground. Then another four law enforcers cordon off the scene from the public. In the end, there are nine officers involved in detaining the jaywalker. Finally, the teenager is handcuffed and marched off to a police car.