Skip to comments.Tennessee police officer choked unconscious an unresisting student (photos) (edited)
Posted on 04/27/2014 3:20:40 PM PDT by coloradan
A Knoxville photographer has captured a police officer on camera using what looks like excessive and unnecessary force on a college student. The sequence of photographs show the young man complying with Knox County deputies as they lead him to a police van at the University of Tennessee, before an officer uses two hands to choke the student until he is unconscious. The young man was arrested during a wild college party celebrating after a week of finals that spilled out onto the street on Saturday night.
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The nazification of America rages on...
This small penis cowardly cop needs to be fired immediately for his criminality.
K-ville is going deeply left, but I am not ready to jump to the conclusions insisted upon in this article. I’ve dealt with drunken college students before. It ain’t pretty, skippy, and I can imagine I’d just shoot the modern college fools rather than just put them to sleep by pressing the carotid arteries.
I’m sure the pig choked him. Then went home and shot his dog. Cause all cops are scum.
But. That pic doesn’t look like a choke hold.
Not only firing; how about criminal charges?
Fatboy rageaholic needs a whipping.
And anger management classes just to pour salt in the wound.
Thugcop needs about 25 years of hard time in genpop. What, he my not survive? Oh well...
Agreed. The Frat Boys around here cause more problems then the gang bangers.
They’re often involved with vandalism, theft, drug trafficking, and other crimes. I don’t want to paint them all with a broad brush, so I’ll say it’s not all, but whenever I go out at night and trouble turns up, it’s wearing Greek lettering and driving a BMW.
“The militarization of the police continues.”
I noticed the jack-booted thuggery beginning back in the 90s, even in small bedroom communities and rural towns.
The good old boys on the beat morphed into gestapo thugs.
“Serve and Protect” has become “beat and intimidate”.
Cops are the ENEMY of the American People.
At the link there are a sequence of pictures, starting from the guy not resisting and ending with the guy collapsing to the sidewalk.
Im sure the pig choked him. Then went home and shot his dog. Cause all cops are scum.
But. That pic doesnt look like a choke hold.
Correct-—it was a STRANGLEHOLD!!
I can figure is the cop did that to throw fear into the other kids. “See this you little maggots?, this could be YOU, if you keep acting up! You want some of this? Take a picture, why don’t you?!” That choke was not at all necessary and could have caused a stroke in certain individuals.
Sounds like attempted murder to me. Book him.
Really, 2nd? I am surprised that you are sticking up for this thug. VERY surprised. And saddened...
The other disquieting thing here is that the “sheriff” uses his patrol vehicles to advertise who “he” is. Is this another “Southern Custom.?”
Your idea is much better.
Churchill said: If you're not a liberal at twenty you have no heart, if you're not a conservative at forty you have no brain.
Drunken male college students are dangerous and sometimes VERY stupid. They think they are invincible and immortal. They are the ones who keep the Stanford Hospitals of this country supplied with YOUNG hearts, livers, kidneys, etc., for those who need transplants.
Why is this officer smiling?
He's on Candid Camera!
Does the Frat boy look like he is resisting?
Fire the Fat Cop.
Just makes a person want to hope something bad happens to those disgusting kops...
So you’re saying you have the sound from the incident and video? I would bet real money that if one of these puissant fratfool spit on youa nd cussed you breath after breath, you would shut the little prick off too.
And you do?
The fact that 5 officers were demoted by JJ Jones should tell you
something, that is if you had a brain capable of deductive reasoning.
Since I have no idea what actually transpired between the officer and the kid...kid could have been verbally abusive...and would have given the cop the benefit of the doubt...
Until...I got to the part about him slapping him around while he was unconscious...
Clearly a JBT..that needs to be fired...
I’m confused. Which thug is it that you think I’m sticking up for? The cop or the student?
What does it say on the truck behind them?
Sheriff Jimmy “ Jack’em up “ Jones. LOL!
Not sure , can’t read it.
Where do YOU have evidence to suppose spitting and cussing?
Bad words are not supposed to evoke any kind of “compliance” hold, or any kind of reaction from police officers.
Spitting? Officer Tallandfat walks around from behind the student to put his hands on his neck - he wasn’t a likely spit target. The student doesn’t look like he’s anything but co-operative.
And if you read the article, Officer Tallandfat slapped the young man about the head some after he was unconscious.
Officer Tallandfat needs to retire without pension, promptly.
Now see Johnny you got it all wrong. The cop noticed some dirt on the guy’s neck and was trying to simply wipe it off.
The cop needs to go...no doubt. But you can’t look at that picture and say whether or not their was resistance.
Choking a suspect is definitely crossing the line. LOL....what kind of defence tactics are cops being taught these days. “If all else fails.....CHOKE’ EM”.
Defend the picture in post #17.
And look at the series of pictures at the linked article. The first picture has the FAT CRIMINAL DEPUTY behind the student shining his flashlight at the student’s back.
In subsequent pictures he goes around to the front of the student (while the other TWO LAW ABIDING DEPUTIES handcuff the student), places his two hands around the student’s neck and begins to STRANGLE the HELPLESS STUDENT. Observe the look of exertion on the FAT CRIMINAL DEPUTY’S face—FATSO is putting his all into the strangle.
In the final photo the student is completely unconscious and has collapsed. In that last photo look at the FAT CRIMINAL DEPUTY’s face now—he almost looks as if he had just has an orgasm. The FAT CRIMINAL DEPUTY is a very dangerous man that is loose in the community—he may well have strangled (to death) others in the past and gotten away with it.
JJ Jones, Knox County Sheriff, demoted 5 officers involved in this event.
You do know there are such things as internal investigations don’t you?
Now why would JJ Jones demote 5 of his officers?
Of course, all the details will come out when this student files a civil case.
“JJ Jones, Knox County Sheriff, demoted 5 officers involved in this event.
You do know there are such things as internal investigations dont you?
Now why would JJ Jones demote 5 of his officers?...”
“...officers involved in THIS event...”? Read the article more CAREFULLY-—those demotions were from a different event 2 years ago. And the two year old event didn’t even involve deadly force such as strangling.
I notice this is reported in a U.K. site. Where are the American reporters?
Thanks for the correction. Will read a little better.
How about some criminal charges too?
Perhaps a few of these cops need to start having "accidents" a few months after they get their rocks off on citizens that are not allowed to defend themselves.
What on earth would having the sound do?
Awe.....did the frat boy call the cop a meany name?
Of course these are a bunch of spoiled frat brats....so what? Doesn’t give the cop license to choke him. Even if the cop gets his feelings hurt.
But I’ll play along. Lets assume the guy spit on the cop, as you speculated, or resisted arrest, or whatever. Is that the first action the cop is to take on his continuum of force? Not the good old fashioned tripping him to the ground, pressing a knee into his back, maybe even pulling out the night sticks? Tasers are no longer in vogue? Pepper spray is out? Apparently the officer’s toolbox for handling frat brats is limited to choking them into submission!
American reporters? I live in East Tennessee and I can’t find any story
in the local RAT Rag, Knoxville News Sentintel.
We have early voting going on. The Powers that be must be protecting
Sheriff JJ Jones.
I can’t find anything.
Nice campaign poster to come from that pic! Why are Police vehicles campaign posters for JJ anyway! Hopefully the kid can make em pay the price!
KPD & KCSD were called after it got out of hand. I'm reading WBIR's article. I would question if the passing out was from the hold which could have been trying to hold his head up till cuffed or drinking.
UT has in the past couple of years have some Frat parties gone bad like a "excuse my French" Butt Chugging Party where a student almost died.
Generally when you see a cop doing harm they are keyed up. Look at the guy cuffing and the one to the side of him. It's a one sided picture and hard to tell.
This is extremely disturbing, as I suspect this officer is a psychopath. He has probably figured out this sleeper hold and wanted someone to try it out on.
On these grounds alone he should have a psychiatric ban on being an LEO. Just firing him isn’t enough, as police departments around the US should know not to hire him, as he is a dangerous, potentially homicidal risk.
Check WBIR.com but don't post article it's Gannet owned and on the FR link only list I think. If there was wrong doing you can bet knoxnews.com will have a field day with it.
The powers that be are a Knoxville DEM Mayor and IIRC a GOP County mayor. Knox County is there because the county runs the jail and it's out in the county off Washington Pike now across from the old Penal Farm.
Nah it's just typical local weekend little coverage news. I-75 north of Knoxville from Raccoon Valley to Lake City has been at a near stand still all afternoon and not a word on that either. Something up around the Clinch River bridge near Lake City I think.
I did find a story in Knox News about this.
“...I would question if the passing out was from the hold which could have been trying to hold his head up till cuffed or drinking....
...Generally when you see a cop doing harm they are keyed up. Look at the guy cuffing and the one to the side of him. It’s a one sided picture and hard to tell.”
Are you serious? You think the FAT CRIMINAL DEPUTY was simply trying to hold the student’s head up? The FAT CRIMINAL DEPUTY was not “keyed up”. Look at the series of pictures. Using great exertion (look at his face) FATSO strangled the student CALMLY, IN COLD BLOOD.
And what the hell is a “one sided picture”?
Hey Mountainman take a look at the mug shot. http://www.knoxsheriff.org/24hrlist/index.php Name of DOTSON, JAROD DANIEL.
Look at the mug shot in post 49. It’s the 24 arrest log. Look at the picture. Fast recovery huh?
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