You’re right. I’m quick to call out abusive jackboot-cops, but this one is a ‘wait and see’ for me.
I'll save indignation for someone who gets abused by the cops for no reason. This idiot gave them a reason, and I'm sorry, but drunks can be VERY dangerous, even when handcuffed. They don't feel stuff that would stop a sober person.
The guy was naked in the snow, was drunk and had been tasered already.
You tell me not one of those FIVE cops could sit on his legs, grab them, or otherwise subdue him, AFTER he was cuffed?
Why the beating with the nightstick?
The guy wasn’t kicking anyone or otherwise being aggressive. Why the kicks to the ribs? Really? Why the violence against a naked man whose only resistance was refusing to turn over on his stomach in the snow?
If there is such a thing as “excessive use of force” this is certainly it, in my opinion.