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Cleveland Cops Caught On Tape Brutally Beating Suspect

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A jail video in Cleveland has surfaced disputing official police statements on a booking incident from last January, where the arrestee claimed police brutality.

Jalil Anderson was arrested on suspicion of driving under suspension. At the station, police say that Anderson violently struck officer Martin Lentz with his belt, hitting Lentz in the face, at which point police forcefully subdued him, and Anderson was charged with assaulting a police officer. During the pretrial, County prosecutors subpoenaed the surveillance tape but were not told that it did not exist.

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Comment by Joe Tittiger
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Do we need to have "hit lists" for  criminal cops to get justice?  I for one think that is what it is going to take.

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