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For American Police, Criminal Violence is Routine

• by William N. Grigg (Lew Rockwell blog)
.... Kang Wong is an 84-year-old New York resident who doesn’t understand English. Late in the afternoon on January 19, Wong was crossing the street when a police officer, believing the elderly man was jaywalking, ordered him to stop.

Because of the language barrier, Wong didn’t immediately respond. The officer escorted him to a nearby bank and attempted to write a ticket. Still not understanding what was happening, Wong started to walk away. The officer seized the octogenarian, who tried to shove the stranger’s hands away. That provoked intervention by several other officers, who beat the confused man bloody and arrested him....

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Comment by Powell Gammill
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http://nypost.com/2014/01/19/cops-beat-elderly-man-after-he-jaywalked/

http://www.myfoxny.com/story/24496699/jaywalking-crackdown-in-new-york-city

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/20/elderly-man-beaten-bloody-by-police-during-new-york-city-jaywalking-arrest/

http://politicker.com/2014/01/mayor-de-blasio-defends-local-nypd-crackdown-on-jaywalking/


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