Saturday, March 28, 2015

Was the YouTube video of a Phila. cop punching a woman in the face evidence of police brutality?

READER POLL

Was the YouTube video of a Phila. cop punching a woman in the face evidence of police brutality?

Yes, the cop clearly ‘lost it’ in a moment of anger
 
  824 (40.2%)
No, need to know the full story before deciding
 
  368 (17.9%)
Yes, video shows clearly woman was no threat, with back turned to officer
 
  601 (29.3%)
No, officer might have suspected he’d been sprayed with a dangerous liquid, not just water
 
  273 (13.3%)
Total votes = 2051
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