A Seattle police officer punched a woman in the face after detaining a woman for jay walking. The officer tried to detain the woman but she refused to cooperate by pulling away. As she resisted, the officer grabbed her and struggled as she pulled away. This continued as an angry crowd began to circle the officer.
Soon a second woman entered the scene and pushed the officer to help her resisting friend. The officer immediately reacted by punching the second woman in the face, removing her from the picture while he continued struggling with the first woman. This obviously upset the crowd and also excited a negative reaction toward the officer from the normally pro police — Bill O’Reilly.
Surprisingly, this type of incident is similar to those that provoke most citizen complaints and law suits against law enforcement. For the most part, it isn’t the shootings or other more seemingly serious incidents that draw… Continue reading