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Officer under investigation for slamming jaywalker to ground, beating him

Officer under investigation for slamming jaywalker to ground, beating him

"The actions of the involved Sacramento Police Officer are disturbing and does not appear to be reasonable based upon the circumstances", the statement said.

The officer then got out of the vehicle and tried to detain the man, but he walked away, the police statement said.

"I never witnessed anything like that", Montaie told Fox 40.

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg also criticized the officer.

However, Heinlein says it's unlikely this officer knew that when he stopped Cain.

The two then exchanged words and the pedestrian began removing his jacket and challenged the officer to a fight, police said.

A Sacramento police officer who was seen on video hurling a pedestrian to the ground and repeatedly punching him in the face after allegedly jaywalking will be the subject of a criminal investigation, authorities said Tuesday. 'Oh Jesus! I seen this, Lord.

"Yeah, and the cop beat on him real bad, hurt him real bad, he tried to defend himself and they couldn't even do that because he had him slammed down so fast", said Leeper.

Sacramento Police Department officials on Tuesday leveled blame at the unidentified officer, who has been suspended with pay during an investigation of the incident. "Why you hitting him like that?"' she told Fox 40. He just kept hitting him, and kept hitting him, and I was like, "Oh my God.why you hitting him like that?"

That's when Montaie made a decision to post the video she recorded of the encounter on Facebook. The officer argues with Cain in the middle of the street before grabbing him and throwing him to the ground, where he punches Cain in the head.

The dashboard video recorded the officer, who is white, approaching Nandi Cain Jr., who is black, after he saw Cain cross the street illegally. The officer appears to be speaking to dispatch before charging at Cain.

The suspect was detained on suspicion of impeding a police officer and for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. "I felt like they were going to draw a gun out and shoot me in my back or try to break my arms off or something".

"There has been a history of the police not being trusted to do the right thing but in this particular case we have received a response that we like and expect from our police department".

The incident in Sacramento on Monday afternoon was caught on video and has forced police to acknowledge the behaviour showed "unacceptable conduct by a police officer". So far this year, 284 people have been shot and killed by police, according to The Washington Post's Fatal Force database.

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