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New York - NYC Police Officer Caught On Camera Stomping On Suspect's Head Found Guilty

Published on: April 30, 2016 11:00 PM
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New York - Finding him guilty of misdemeanor assault, a judge said a New York City police officer “gratuitously” stomped on a suspect’s head as fellow officers tried to handcuff the man.

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Officer Joel Edouard was convicted Friday after a non-jury trial at state Supreme Court in Brooklyn.

Prosecutors said the 38-year-old officer had stopped Jahmiel Cuffee in July 2014 after spotting him drinking on the sidewalk and possessing marijuana.

Prosecutors said Edouard was caught on a bystander’s video pulling out his gun and then stomping on Cuffee’s head as the man was face down on the ground, subdued by other officers.

His attorney told WCBS-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1SUQRqM) he was disappointed with the verdict. He said his client is a “terrific” officer.



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 Apr 30, 2016 at 11:26 PM Anonymous Says:

He must be dismissed from the force, for conduct unbecoming an officer!

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