Memphis PD Accused of Excessive Force; Video Shows Police Beating Man While He Was On The Ground During Beale St. Arrest

A cell phone video shows police arresting 22-year-old Jarrell Williams. Anika Glover recorded it as she and Williams left Beale Street early Sunday morning.

“I felt like what they were doing was wrong,” said Glover. “He wasn’t resisting arrest and there were like six officers on him and when I say they were beating on him, this was like a gang fight.”

In the video you can see a policeman hit Williams at least three times before pepper-spraying him. Then they arrest him for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

http://www.wreg.com/news/wreg-video-shows-police-hitting-man-during-beale-st-arrest-20111008,0,3369646.story

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