Skip to comments.Mom Says NYPD Pepper-Sprayed Baby
Posted on 04/03/2013 11:00:27 AM PDT by opentalk
BROOKLYN (CN) - NYPD officers pepper-sprayed three little children, including 2-year- and 5-month old babies, because they thought the kids' mom jumped a subway fare, the family claims in court.
Marilyn Taylor sued New York City, the NYPD and Officers Maripily Clase, Suranjit Dey and Jermaine Hodge in Federal Court, for herself, her three children and their father.
Taylor claims that she and her kids were preparing to board a Manhattan-bound L train on Aug. 9. She was pushing her 2-year-old in a stroller and holding her 4-year-old's hand. The father, Dehaven McClain, carried the 5-month-old close to his chest.
The officers stopped her on suspicion of skipping a fare because they saw her pushing the stroller through a service entrance rather than the turnstile, Taylor says in the complaint.
"The aggressiveness of the officers' demeanors had upset the four-year-old daughter, and her mother bent down to console her and tell her, 'everything will be OK," the complaint states. But everything was not OK. Taylor says Officer Dey pepper-sprayed her, causing her to fall to her knees and nearly fall from the platform. She says the spray hit every member of the family.
"The pepper-spray caused the children to scream out and choked the two-year old, who went into fits of vomiting," the complaint states.
"Ms. Taylor was then placed in handcuffs as the minor children cried in fear and pain." Taylor claims that Officers Hodge and Dey then pushed her down the stairs so roughly that the pressure against her handcuffs bruised her wrists and lower back.
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The NYPD forgot to shoot the dog.
Gee, maybe BloomNazi needs to ban pepper spray next
A woman and her children?
Clearly hardened criminals.
The five month old clearly is involved in the creation and smelly release of hazardous biological weaponry, which the parents contain in a specially-designed receptacle for that purpose.
Can’t say for sure, but sounds like thugs to me.
It doesn’t say whether they did indeed jump fare, but in any case that wouldn’t merit what the cops did.
Sadly, there are Freepers who use that excuse, without the sarc tag.
Waiting for them to arrive on this thread in 3...2...1....
Ye see we like to wield
Pepper-Spray on Preschool-aged
Daughters and Sons
“The aggressiveness of the officers’ demeanors had upset the four-year-old daughter,”
Kids can tell when they’re in the presence of Dangerous Criminals.
if true, prison in general population for the jack booted miscreants.
> It doesnt say whether they did indeed jump fare, but in any case that wouldnt merit what the cops did.
The woman didn’t jump fare. She had a stroller that wouldn’t fit through the turnstile; so she paid the fare and then went through the gate; that’s when the cops spied her and ATTACKED the family with chemical weapons.
Family musta looked like these training targets
It’s a good thing they weren’t weilding a Big Gulp. It could have been series. /s
Just be glad they didn’t do a cavity search and shoot the dog.
Yep. Images also posted here:
May we never forget.
But—but—but-—we don’t have both sides of the story!
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