A routine traffic stop turned violent after a Texas officer tried to arrest a black man for allegedly speeding.
In a video shared by Twitter activist @_SJPeace_ on Tuesday, an officer, who appears to be Mississippi law enforcement, tells the driver that he is being “detained.”
“For what?” the man asks. “That’s what I’m trying to get an understanding of. You had an attitude when I looked in your eyes.”
“Get your hands behind your back!” the officer demands.
“Why am I being arrested?” the man wants to know.
“You’re being arrested for speeding!” the officer snaps. “And now you’re resisting arrest.”
“That ain’t what you told me,” the man replies.
The officer tries to put handcuffs on the driver, but he resists. The officer quickly pulls out a Taser or other weapon.
“Please don’t do that!” a woman shouts from off camera.
The driver indicates that he will wait for backup instead of complying with the officer’s order to “get on the ground.”
Backup quickly arrives and the two officers team up to forcefully take the driver down.
In a Facebook post, Porsha Shields said she recorded the video and that the officer was aggressive towards her.
“I truly felt that I should have never told him I was pregnant because it seemed like he became more aggressive…And, what hurts the most is knowing that my 4 year old son witnessed me screaming, crying and getting assaulted as this event will psychologically impact us forever…” she remarked.
Watch the video below from Twitter.
Black man was pulled over by a Texas cop without given a reason. The cop then tries to arrest him. After he asks multiple times, cop tells him he’s being arrested for “speeding”
Not willing to comply w/ being handcuffed and arrested for speeding, waits for back up
This happens pic.twitter.com/tYu47bSmFy
— StanceGrounded (@_SJPeace_) July 30, 2019
Patiently waiting for another officer to come on scene in hopes that that officer would understand he did not commit a violent crime & did not deserve to be treated like he did
Before he could even speak, that officer went for his neck
He needs to be charged w/ attempted murder
— StanceGrounded (@_SJPeace_) July 30, 2019
‘You need to go’: White woman screaming about abortion gets pulled away by cops for heckling black speaker
Conservative activist Kaitlin Bennett was escorted away by police after she tried to interrupt a liberal speaker.
The incident, which was caught on video, appeared to take place in Houston prior to last week's Democratic presidential debate. The video was later posted online by The Blaze's Elijah Schaffer, who was sympathetic to the right-wing heckler.
The video shows a speaker, who is black, talking about systemic racism.
"They have found ways to cage our babies, separate families, mistreat and abuse us," the woman says before she was interrupted by Bennett.
"What about abortion?" Bennett exclaims.
‘He didn’t do nothing’: Black kids confront white Philly cops as they terrorize innocent student at bus stop
A group of children called out Philadelphia police officers who said that they wanted the kids to be "shaking" from the confrontation.
Video posted on social media over the weekend shows a white officer telling a shirtless African-American boy to get in his police cruiser.
The video was posted by Twitter by a user named Asia who claimed to be a student waiting for her bus.
Instagram is helping this get out, but it needs more attraction. This Happened in Philadelphia,Pa on Thursday. A group of school kids and I were waiting for the bus at the bus stop when a cop car came to us, slowed down and stared at us then kept going down the street. pic.twitter.com/OrvOvWf3Oh
Kellyanne Conway: It’s unconstitutional for Democrats to ’embarrass this president’ with impeachment
White House aide Kellyanne Conway on Sunday insisted that Democrats do not have a "constitutional basis" to embarrass President Donald Trump by conducting an impeachment inquiry.
Conway made the remarks while speaking to FOX News Sunday guest host Bill Hemmer.
"Complete nonsense," she said when asked about the impeachment proceedings. "They need to get a messaging meeting and they need to read the constitution of the Democratic Party."
"Americans, the Congress, they work for you," Conway continued, talking over the FOX host. "And they're wasting your money and your time trying to impeach a president where there are no high crimes and misdemeanors."