Indiana Police Smash Car Window, Taze Black Man Because Profiling Didn’t Work Out
[su_right_ad]The recent rash of stories about excessive force by police, against black people, came to roost in Hammond, Indiana when a black man refused to get out of a car because he feared for his safety. As this amazing video shows, passenger Jamal Jones presented no threat to police when they smashed through the car window, pulled him out, and tased him.
According to Lisa Mahone, she was on her way to visit her dying mother when she was pulled over for a seatbelt violation, and when cops asked her passenger, Jones, to show ID, he explained that he didn’t have it, but reached into a backpack to show them a ticket he’d recently gotten. That’s when the cops pulled their guns, Mahone called the police station, and her son started taping. The police account, at least the part that’s shown on the video, does not match the plainly obvious facts. For example, they say they smashed the window because Jones kept reaching “towards the rear seats of the vehicle,” but his hands are visible throughout the tape.
As this amazing video shows, passenger Jamal Jones presented no threat to police when they smashed through the car window, pulled him out, and tased him. This is the full version of the video, which also features the driver, Lisa Mahone, calling the Hammond Police to explain the situation, as her two children look on from the back seat…READ MORE