Report: Video Depicts Laurel Police Hitting Handcuffed Man

A bystander captured video during incident, according to a report.

The Laurel Police Department is investigating an incident involving an officer striking a handcuffed man at a bar early Sunday, according to a report.

News4 is reporting that a witness captured a video of a Laurel police officer repeatedly striking a handcuffed man over the face and head during an apparent arrest at Laurel Station Bar and Grill over the weekend.

According to the report, police were called at 2 a.m. to the bar along the 14900 block of Baltimore Avenue after a fight broke out between patrons. In the video, two officers are seen taking a man away in handcuffs while one of the officers began yelling and striking the man.

“He punched him one time. He punched him again. He punched him again,” Craig Reddix, the witness, told News4.

The video can be viewed here.

A shift supervisor for the department reported the incident to the chief, according to News4.

NeedRealNews August 16, 2012 at 01:03 PM
It will all come out in the wash and the NAACPs, the Valerie Cunninghams, and the Mike Sarich's will all piss and moan cause they are not happy with the answers the get, unless it's exactly what the want to hear.
lucretia dorchy August 16, 2012 at 01:43 PM
would like to know the attorney name who is representing the man in hand cuffs I also live in beltsville and do know of the burtality of the laurel police my son was beaten by the laurel police back in 1990's yes they are very quick to beat people in their custody and yes they get away with it I hope this time they don't. as my mom use to say " it's a mighty Long road that don't have a turn in it" maybe its going to be that turn in the road now!! If someone knows the attorney please e-mail me @ cdorchy42@aol.com thanks.
IMO2 August 17, 2012 at 03:26 PM
Well, it's always been pretty COWARDLY of any police office to decide he wants to throws hands AFTER his opponent is already cuffed. If you really want to prove your manhood, take the cuffs of the guy and let's try this thing again. Because I think you KNOW what would happen. If the guy is cuffed and not resisting you have NO RIGHT to strike him. Your job is ONLY to bring him in. PERIOD!!!!!!
Arthur Jackson MBA December 12, 2012 at 05:31 PM
As a Former Police Commssioner, Special Police Captain and State NAACP Official, I believe this beating was senseless and is a violation of the blackmna's Civi Rights, and requires a Federal Investigation and States Attorney Alsobrooks needs to do her job, if she plans to run for State Attonerney General
Arthur Jackson MBA December 12, 2012 at 05:33 PM
Tonight at 6:30pm-7:00pm EST " I will review his case' on The Arthur Jackson Show on Blog Tlak Radio.com. Listen and send your comments or questions to thearthurjacksonshow@yahoo.com


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