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View Diary: Updates. In 2010, A Man Was Brutally Assaulted by the Philadephia Police. Today He Was Acquitted. (98 comments)

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  •  Man punched in mouth by officer (2+ / 0-)
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    jpmassar, Hunter Acosta

    deemed not guilty of biting him. That was a kicker. One cop punched him in the mouth and claimed the teeth marks in his hand proved the guy bit him.

    •  Basic philosophy behind "resisting arrest." (1+ / 0-)
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      Hunter Acosta

      Incite someone to the point that they say or do something that might be construed as less than docile, then arrest them for resisting arrest.

      Or hell, just arrest them for resisting arrest regardless.  It's always going to be their word against yours.

      •  I got the crap kicked out of me in a holding cell (0+ / 0-)

        once for telling a bunch of deputies who'd been making fun of my "hippie hair" to go fuck themselves.

        We're just a sport to them.  

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