A 15-year-old teenager from Florida was sprayed with pepper, knocked to the ground and beaten into an "outrageous" video about the arrest of a now-suspended police officer.
"The behavior of Deputies of the Broward Sheriff's office was outrageously unacceptable," said Broward County Mayor Mark Bogen, in Miami on Friday. "The officer who jumped on the student beat the student and his head […]
A smartphone video shot on Thursday in Tamarac Town Square Plaza showed two youths from JP Taravella High School in police custody officers who had broken a fist fight – a boy wearing a blue shirt is handcuffed to the ground, and a man wearing a red tank top is spattered by a deputy with pepper spray.
When the teenager turns away, the policeman throws him down steps away Two other MPs hit the boy's face on the floor and hit him on the head.
"What are you doing? He's bleeding!", Shouts Student in the crowd.
The Broward County Sheriff's Office in Florida announced an internal investigation into the officers' behavior and the attitude of Rep. Christopher Krickovich, who beat the teenager.
Sheriff Gregory Tony said in a video statement to Yahoo Lifestyle: "I want to assure you that this incident will be thoroughly investigated. We'll take this as a fact-finding to make sure we hold people accountable … "
Richard Della Fera, a Fort Lauderdale lawyer for the boy who wears the red shirt, says his client is not Weapon was hospitalized.
"The police threw it like a sack of potatoes and then walked away so that his two followers could do his dirty work," Della Ferra told Yahoo Lifestyle. "It looked like a gang gang."
The boy's mother brought her son to the hospital to look for a head injury. "She's desperate at the video," says Della Ferra.
Dr. Rosalind Osgood, board member of Broward County Public Schools, tweeted: "This is unacceptable, the young man obviously had his hand at his side when he was attacked by these officers
"According to Sun Sentinel, school board member Lori Alhadeff said:" I am disappointed, sad and shocked by the recent measures taken by the BSO. "The aggressive and excessive force shown was unnecessary and exaggerated, awareness raising and cultural awareness for the police are key.
A Broward County public school official told Yahoo Lifestyle, "We think there was an off-camp incident yesterday after school, and we respect the BSO."
Deputy Krickovich wrote in a report that the Sherow Office in Broward County had sent to Yahoo Lifestyle The imprisoned boy, wearing the blue shirt, was involved in a physical fight on Wednesday and had been warned against invading the country. The area.
The report states that the violence was used when the boy in the red tank top attempted to grab the imprisoned student's cell phone and took an "aggressive stance" against another officer, Sgt. Greg LaCerra.
The student was sprayed with pepper, the report said, and due to the 200-man crowd who "turned on, loud shouts and threats," Krickovich put his weight on the teenager. "… I had to act fast because I feared I could be beaten or a student could get weapons from my belt or vest," he wrote.
The teenager was charged with attacking a police officer and defying a police officer without violence and trespassing, but Della Ferra says a judge has not upheld the heavy charge.
"The hard questions must be asked during the investigation," says Della Ferra to Yahoo Lifestyle. "Let's hope this is not lip service."
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