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Cops bloody old man for jaywalking
NY Post ^ | 1-19-14 | Kevin Sheehan

Posted on 01/20/2014 5:56:05 PM PST by RKBA Democrat

Cops bloodied an 84-year-old man and put him in the hospital Sunday when he jaywalked at an Upper West Side intersection and didn’t appear to understand their orders to stop, witnesses said.

Kang Wong was strolling north on Broadway and crossing 96th Street at around 5 p.m., when an officer told him to halt because he had walked against the light.

Police were targeting jaywalkers in the area following the third pedestrian fatality this month around West 96th Street.

Wong, who lives a block away, appeared to not understand the cop, the witnesses said.

“The guy didn’t seem to speak English. The cop walked him over to the Citibank” near the northeast corner of 96th and Broadway, said one witness, Ian King, a Fordham University law student.

“[The officer] stood him up against the wall and was trying to write him a ticket. The man didn’t seem to understand, and he started walking away.

“The cop tried to pull him back, and that’s when he began to struggle with the cop,” said King, 24. “As soon as he pushed the cop, it was like cops started running in from everywhere.”

Wong was left bleeding and dazed with cuts to his face.

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1 posted on 01/20/2014 5:56:05 PM PST by RKBA Democrat
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To: RKBA Democrat

Well they did just vote in a Marxist Mayor.


2 posted on 01/20/2014 5:57:40 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Even if you can’t speak one word of English - you don’t run away when a cop is talking to you and you don’t fight a cop.

Even a mute and deaf chinaman knows this.


3 posted on 01/20/2014 5:58:37 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: RKBA Democrat
For Jaywalking? What in the world is wrong with these cops.

An 84yr old man, jaywalked...so freakin what! It has to escalate to drawing blood?

Good grief.

4 posted on 01/20/2014 5:58:55 PM PST by servantboy777
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To: RKBA Democrat
...Police were targeting jaywalkers in the area following the third pedestrian fatality this month around West 96th Street...

In order to save him they have to beat the sh!t out of him.

5 posted on 01/20/2014 6:02:26 PM PST by FReepaholic (Stupidity is not a crime, so you're free to go.)
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To: 2banana

Um he is 84. At this age any kind of injury can be fatal.

Is this the world you want to live in? You know. We have a choice as humans. We can choose to help each other or we can make each other as miserable as possible. A choice.

What is your choice?


6 posted on 01/20/2014 6:02:45 PM PST by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept?)
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To: RKBA Democrat
Kang Wong was strolling north on Broadway and crossing 96th Street at around 5 p.m., when an officer told him to halt because he had walked against the light.

Kang Wong immediately assumed the identity of his cousin, Sum Ting Wong.

7 posted on 01/20/2014 6:03:51 PM PST by Alberta's Child ("I've never seen such a conclave of minstrels in my life.")
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To: DariusBane

My choice?

If you are an 84 chinaman who somehow came to this country without learning ONE word of English and think it is OK to fight a cop...

you are going to get you ass kicked.

See this educational video for more “choices”:

Chris Rock - How not to get your ass kicked by the police!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR465HoCWFQ


8 posted on 01/20/2014 6:06:49 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: 2banana

See, we don’t give them the right to beat the crap out of us. Even if we don’t respect their authoritah.


9 posted on 01/20/2014 6:08:12 PM PST by DManA
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To: RKBA Democrat

damn cops


10 posted on 01/20/2014 6:10:00 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: 2banana

There’s no law on the books that says the penalty for trying to escape a red faced roid raging cop is an ass kicking.


11 posted on 01/20/2014 6:10:17 PM PST by DManA
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To: 2banana

Yeah, sure. That old guy was a real threat. Hope the city loses a bundle and somebody, sometime bloodies the cop.


12 posted on 01/20/2014 6:10:43 PM PST by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Now if he was a Muslim....


13 posted on 01/20/2014 6:11:51 PM PST by oust the louse (The Democratic Party might as well be called the Death Party. Abortion & ObamaCare/death panels.)
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To: 2banana
Even if you can’t speak one word of English - you don’t run away when a cop is talking to you and you don’t fight a cop.

I'm sure being 84 years old played a role in this encounter. Typically people don't beat up their grandfathers because they are too old to always be alert and responsive. It takes a very special kind of person to strike an old man.

14 posted on 01/20/2014 6:12:51 PM PST by Greysard
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To: RKBA Democrat

Mr Wong lawyer just said “kaching!”....


15 posted on 01/20/2014 6:14:00 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Greysard

Like a cop? And when he does, you know the jackboot lickers will be johnny on the spot to defend him.


16 posted on 01/20/2014 6:16:22 PM PST by sport
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To: RKBA Democrat

Cuomo: If you don’t like police brutality, get the hell out of My state. We don’t want you here.


17 posted on 01/20/2014 6:17:54 PM PST by servo1969
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To: servo1969
Cuomo: If you don’t like police brutality, get the hell out of My state. We don’t want you here.

Ouch -- Well placed.

18 posted on 01/20/2014 6:20:28 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Obey.


19 posted on 01/20/2014 6:21:27 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: 2banana

You must be the thread’s designated ass.


20 posted on 01/20/2014 6:22:11 PM PST by Ken H (What happens on the internet, stays on the internet.)
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To: 2banana

Geez, the guy could just be senile.


21 posted on 01/20/2014 6:25:43 PM PST by Sloth (Rather than a lesser Evil, I voted for Goode.)
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To: 2banana
... deaf chinaman knows this.

What is this...is it still 1940?
22 posted on 01/20/2014 6:28:30 PM PST by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: RKBA Democrat

——Mayor de Blasio’s spokesman, Phil Walzak, said Sunday, “We won’t sit by while lives are lost and families are torn apart. These latest crashes underscore the urgent need to make our streets safer, which is why we are moving decisively to enact ‘Vision Zero’.”-——

How Orwellian ....


23 posted on 01/20/2014 6:28:35 PM PST by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2banana

Uppity chinaman. Now he knows better. Bow down before your masters.


24 posted on 01/20/2014 6:29:52 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Wish there was video of this event. A lot of things could be in play here, at least to the point of the old guy getting bloodied up.

It’s certainly possible the old timer wasn’t paying attention and was in risk of getting “Froggered” when the first officer intervened. Likewise, even if he didn’t speak English, the guy should have been aware enough to know when a cop starts writing you a ticket, you don’t wander off (makes me think the old guy might not be all there in the head anymore).

At the same time, unless Kang Wong is the great-grandson of Kwai Chang Kaine, I’m not seeing why you’d need multiple officers to restrain an 84 year old man, much less have a scuffle that leaves his neck covered in blood.

It will be interesting to see if any passersby recorded this on their phones or what not.


25 posted on 01/20/2014 6:30:05 PM PST by DemforBush (Come and get one in the yarbles, if you have any yarbles, you eunuch jelly thou!)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Does there exist even one cop there, who sees the irony in beating the crap out of someone who was jaywalking, because they want to somehow reduce the toll of jaywalking?


26 posted on 01/20/2014 6:30:33 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Ken H
You must be the thread’s designated ass.


27 posted on 01/20/2014 6:31:38 PM PST by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: 2banana
Even a mute and deaf chinaman knows this.

Probably but a mute and deaf chinaman with dementia might not.

28 posted on 01/20/2014 6:36:56 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

This is why in revolutions, police are killed first.


29 posted on 01/20/2014 6:40:31 PM PST by txrefugee
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To: 2banana

Obviously not or did you not read the story?


30 posted on 01/20/2014 6:41:05 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet (It's difficult to differentiate between a hog calling contest and a Senate rollcall.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Hey, this was obviously a case of “tough love.”

The cops were simply trying to beat some sense into the old man — and to do this, they first had to beat some of his brains out! /sarc


31 posted on 01/20/2014 6:46:37 PM PST by man_in_tx (Blowback (Faithfully farting twowards Mecca five times daily).)
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To: RKBA Democrat
If the cop had been a Boy Scout in his youth, he probably would have assisted the old man safely across the street. However, this cop, was raised and trained to serve and protect by playing Whack-a-Mole on a citizens head with his nightstick, instead. Gestapo tactics rule when a community no longer has an identity. Long live diversity where everyone is a stranger!!!
32 posted on 01/20/2014 6:54:46 PM PST by varon (Para bellum)
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To: 2banana
Even a mute and deaf chinaman knows this.

Let me know when your 84 year old grandfather gets beaten by a cop. Or is it only old "Chinamen" who deserve a beating...?

33 posted on 01/20/2014 7:02:53 PM PST by freebilly (Creepy and the Ass Crackers....)
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To: 2banana

84 year old people should be treated with respect. They may not be able to see, hear, or think clearly.

I don’t want to live in a world like this. I will resist heartless, impersonal, heavy handed government at every turn. A small government conservative can do no less. Small government means a weaker, less pervasive government. Small government means bigger individuals. Bigger individuals means more personal responsibility. Responsibility to take care of the people around us.

Jaywalking laws are designed to protect people, ensure safety, and make society better.

How does jacking up, beating up and ticketing an old man do any of that? Was he jay walking? Yup. If safety and a better society is the goal, and there are a crowd of cops around, get the guy safely across the street. Isn’t that the job? Isn’t the job to keep people safe? Or is the job taking money from old men, antagonizing citizens and beating the crap out them? Is the job handing out sanction or preserving life? What is the purpose of cops, traffic laws, courts, judges? Tell me, what is the purpose?

Is it to better society? Or are these laws just designed to flex municipal power? I can tell you what the purpose of these laws are. The purpose of these laws is whatever we make of them. Which do you choose? Safety and well being of society, or just flexing the muscles of city hall?


34 posted on 01/20/2014 7:06:55 PM PST by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept?)
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To: RKBA Democrat

At least he didn’t have an old dog with him. No, he shouldn’t have resisted but then the cop should never have beat him. The cops should have been out arresting murderers, drug dealers and rapists rather than bothering jaywalkers. But, hey, the odds of going home safe tonight is much better accosting jaywalkers.


35 posted on 01/20/2014 7:17:15 PM PST by bgill
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Yo Chinaman. NYC has a liberal Democrat mayor now. Sux 2 b u.


36 posted on 01/20/2014 7:20:57 PM PST by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: RKBA Democrat

An hour later they beat him up again.


37 posted on 01/20/2014 7:42:25 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Ken H
You must be the thread’s designated ass.

No, that would be me.

38 posted on 01/20/2014 7:43:10 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: bgill

How about, if they are going to stand around in crowds downtown that instead of antagonizing people they contribute to safety.

They could do this with a servants heart, educating and helping. But educating, helping and spreading cheer is not what cops do. Although educating, helping and spreading cheer would save pedestrian lives you can’t swagger around intimidating people while spreading good will. City hall won’t have that. The peasants must be reminded of who is in charge. The peasants must obey!


39 posted on 01/20/2014 7:47:09 PM PST by DariusBane (Liberty and Risk. Flip sides of the same coin. So how much risk will YOU accept?)
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To: RKBA Democrat
The racial slurs on this post is unbelievable.
No class at all. LOL.
40 posted on 01/20/2014 7:55:07 PM PST by Fishing-guy
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To: RKBA Democrat

You should see it! Herman’s gettin’ a beatin’!


41 posted on 01/20/2014 8:24:24 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: RKBA Democrat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPTg8fMHA-Q


42 posted on 01/20/2014 9:02:14 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; me = independent conservative)
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To: oust the louse
Now if he was a Muslim....

Owwwwwch!

43 posted on 01/20/2014 10:16:49 PM PST by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: andyk

We’ll know the gig is up when the Chinese start heading back to China for the freedom and liberty there....


44 posted on 01/20/2014 10:20:19 PM PST by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: Bshaw
We’ll know the gig is up when the Chinese start heading back to China for the freedom and liberty there....

Guffaw.
45 posted on 01/20/2014 10:35:15 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Greysard
It takes a very special kind of person to strike an old man.

That special kind of person should be expressly screened OUT of law enforcement. Right now, they're being shielded, and I am increasingly outraged.

As someone elsewhere stated, the silence of the "moderate" Muslim community in the face of Islamic terrorism, is deafening. The silence of honest, ethical cops is deafening.

46 posted on 01/20/2014 10:36:56 PM PST by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: DemforBush
At the same time, unless Kang Wong is the great-grandson of Kwai Chang Kaine, I’m not seeing why you’d need multiple officers to restrain an 84 year old man, much less have a scuffle that leaves his neck covered in blood.

So it's not weird that I was totally thinking of Kung-Fu.
47 posted on 01/20/2014 10:38:16 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: 2banana

>> Even if you can’t speak one word of English - you don’t run away when a cop is talking to you and you don’t fight a cop.

Naturally, you wrote that in English.


48 posted on 01/20/2014 10:39:01 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: 2banana
Even if you can’t speak one word of English - you don’t run away when a cop is talking to you and you don’t fight a cop.

When you reach the age of 84, you tend to get tired of rules and thugs who want you to do what they want.

49 posted on 01/20/2014 11:11:05 PM PST by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: RKBA Democrat; 2banana; DManA
[The officer] stood him up against the wall and was trying to write him a ticket. The man didn’t seem to understand, and he started walking away.

Perhaps being 84 years old and having lived through a little conflict called WWII, he remembered a time in China and elsewhere (that still continues in many places) when being singled out amongst a group of other people and stood up against a wall meant something a lot worse than getting a jaywalking ticket was about to happen. Just saying.

“The cop tried to pull him back, and that’s when he began to struggle with the cop,” said King, 24. “As soon as he pushed the cop, it was like cops started running in from everywhere.”

Because it takes a whole squad of cops to subdue an 84 year old man.

Oh and: “He was just walking across the street with other people, and they picked him out. How could they do that to an 84-year-old man.’’

So among a group of other people who were also jaywalking at the same time, the cops, like a pack of jackals single out the weakest of the group.

50 posted on 01/21/2014 3:51:51 AM PST by MD Expat in PA
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