TMZ, predictably, like all timeless voices of the victimized classes, stirring shit up again.
A police officer has been suspended after dragging an underage, black teenager across the pavement ... despite the fact the teen is not resisting.
The incident went down in Mansfield, Ohio earlier this month when Officer Jordan Moore stopped a car driven by the teen's dad. It's unclear why cops stopped the car. The video begins with both father and son on the ground ... surrounded by cops.
You see Moore drag the teen by the back of his hoodie ... from one side of the police car to the other. The kid is fully compliant ... no resistance whatsoever.
Cops then manhandle the dad and aggressively shove him in the squad car as well.
Police Chief Keith Porch says Officer Moore squarely violated department policy. Moore did not give the suspect a warning to comply and he was not resisting. The Chief says Moore's conduct violated Dept. policy, saying, "There was no immediate need or emergency for Officer Moore to take the action of dragging the arrestee."
One thing BLMers and all other anti-police sobbers are keen to repeat and repeat and repeat when we are presented with filmed footage of a police officer shooting an unruly suspect is the tired mantra of, "We don't know the whole story. We weren't there. We don't know what happened before the video started."
Well. This works both ways. TMZ made clear we don't know why the police officers in this video were aggressive but I doubt it was a random "let's kick some black ass today" campaign on their part. Not in October of 2020, the year of pandemic stagnation and pathological racial equality.
Modern police can generally be counted on to respond to suspect behavior in proportional+1 amounts.
This applies to all colors. White, brown, yellow, mauve...everyone is going to be manhandled by police if they resist arrest or give them any reason whatsoever to believe their life is in danger. A suspect alone shapes the encounter and its escalation. If a person ramps up the tension level, the danger quotient, the police will respond a few extra levels in order to subdue the situation. And if the police initially choose to take it to a +1 level without provocation, a smart thug with rudimentary survival skills will bear the abuse for the big picture. Life is rough and unfair regardless of what the boo-hoo liberalentsia promises us.
Police manhandle everyone. Who is taking videos of the other incidents that don't meet the TMZ agenda?