Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Cleveland police charged with assaulting African American suspect



The Cleveland Police Department announced on Friday that charges have been filed against four white police officers for assaulting an African-American male suspect on New Year's Eve.

The officers who were charged with felonious assault are Martin Lentz, 34, Kevin Smith, 25, Paul Crawford 28, and Christopher Randolph, 26.

CBS News has learned the alleged beating of the man named Edward Henderson was filmed by a police helicopter hovering overhead. The video of the beating has been described to CBS News by Henderson's attorney as "shocking." A judge has so far refused to release the footage to the media.

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1 comment:

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Various law enforcers in the region have some bad behavior. This needs to be regulated.