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Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies shoved a 76-year-old woman's head into the wooden arm rest of the chair she was sitting in at a train station when she didn't comply with their orders quickly enough. The woman was sitting in reserved seating when the officers told her to move. She told them she needed her cane to stand up, but they refused to allow her to have it. They then handcuffed the woman and took her to jail, where she was charged with obstruction.

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  1. Inability to stand is no excuse! When I say Jump, you say How High?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jby8B7vaPc

  2. They and the LAPD have a secret contest to see which can be more inhuman.

    1. can I vote twice?

  3. Good to see nut-punch Friday is still a thing.

  4. Her friend who filmed it said, “I was really shocked and traumatized witnessing this.”

    Lawsuits all around!

  5. “Policy was followed”
    “I was only following orders”

    Random thought; do they still have “protect and serve” on the patrol cars?

  6. The Jews had the desert and I gave you guys cops and Republicans.

  7. Tina says her friend often sits in the reserved seating area at the train station and is rarely bothered. She has a card from a Metro officer, which she thought allowed her to sit in the space. So, when sheriff’s deputies told her to leave, she refused and was subsequently arrested.

    But there was one problem — the woman couldn’t get out of her seat.

    In the video, she is heard asking for her cane. To which a sheriff’s deputy responds, “I will give you your cane once you stand up,” and the woman replies, “No, hand me my cane so I can stand up.”

    When she didn’t stand up, a sheriff’s deputy pushed her head down. The woman is then heard screaming, “Stop, stop!”

  8. I feel safer.

  9. Cops behaving badly, but since it didn’t happen on an airplane, this didn’t go viral or make every news broadcast over and over again.

    1. There’s no “look at how evil this profit making corporation* is” line here. The train station is, I’m pretty sure, government run and of course the cops are government employees, so… crickets.

      *United Airlines in the airplane incident

  10. Hey, their are all geared up for combat. If there aren’t enough enemies out there, just make some.

  11. Thank god its …..the police.

    slump

  12. Do we have video tape? Because this is clearly he-said-she-said propaganda by the mainstream media to destroy a non-democrat’s political career. Why do you believe all these claims without evidence. ARGGGLBARGGLEEBLAAGGHGHGH

    1. I thought for sure no lefty would be discussing Gianforte after your lost the special election.

      I especially think its funny when some lefties are upset a government official assaulted a reporter. Unfortunately for those knuckleheads, Gianforte was not a government official on May 24, 2017. He assumed office on May 25, 2017.

  13. Me: Woodchipper.

    God: “Vengeance is mine, I will repay.”

    Me: …

    God: …

    Me: “How long, LORD, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, ‘Violence!’ but you do not save? Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing? Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds. Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never prevails. The wicked hem in the righteous, so that justice is perverted.”

    God: “Look at the nations and watch– and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told…”

    (Habakkuk 1:2-5)

  14. Who were the seats reserved for?

    1. I bet they’re for rent. Cops protecting revenue source.

  15. Why would you want to be a cop if you don’t get to beat up elderly women, bang prostitutes, rob drug dealers, and shoot uppity niggras.

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