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"Black man tazed by police while picking up pre-school kids (video)"


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“I’m not your brother!”: Video reveals police’s stunning double-standard for black Americans
In a shocking video posted to YouTube, police tase and arrest a black man picking his kids up from preschool VIDEO

The latest in police misconduct was captured in a cellphone video that surfaced earlier this week. The video depicts a black man, identified as 28-year-old Christopher Lollie, sitting in a public space waiting to pick up his young children from New Horizon Academy in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota.

“I want to know who you are and what the problem was back there,” a female cop says to Lollie at the start of the video.

“There is no problem, that’s the thing,” he replies.

“So talk to me and let me know who you are and you can be on your way.”

Lollie explains to the officer that he has been sitting in a public area for 10 minutes and protests that he doesn’t have to tell her his name because he had not broken any laws.

“The problem was –” the officer says.

“The problem is I’m black,” Lollie interrupts. “It really is, because I’m not sitting there with a group of people. I’m sitting there by myself, not causing a problem.”

A second officer then approaches the two and attempts to touch Lollie. “I’ve got to go get my kids,” Lollie says, growing upset. “Please don’t touch me.”

“You’re going to go to jail then,” the second officer replies.

“Come on, brother,” he says. “This is assault.”

“I’m not your brother. Put your hands behind your back, otherwise it’s going to get ugly.”

Shortly thereafter, the phone gets knocked out of Lollie’s hands as the cops cuff him. One can then hear the sound of a taser charging and Lollie’s screams as the cops tase him.

The police report states that two officers, Michael Johnson and Bruce Schmidt, were called to the First National Bank Building “on a report of uncooperative male refusing to leave.” The female officer has not yet been identified.

His children had been attending New Horizon for about 9 months at that time, he said, so many people at the school already knew who he was. Luckily, he said, his children weren’t there to witness the incident since the children’s mother still hadn’t arrived. But Lollie’s children’s classmates and teacher all witnessed the event, he said.

“The teacher actually gave me a witness statement, stating that ‘he was calm, he wasn’t doing anything wrong, he was talking to them, and they just started assaulting him,” he said.

Since then, Lollie said he fought the charges and because of the teacher’s statement and the footage from the building’s security cameras, all charges against him were dropped as of July 31.

Lollie said that he didn’t want to post the video until the charges were dropped. “It hurts, it really does,” he said. “Because no matter what — I could be the nicest guy in the world, talk with respect, I can be working, taking care of my kids, doing everything the model citizen is supposed to do — and I still get that type of treatment.”

Warning: The video below could be upsetting to viewers.


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Black man tazed by police while picking up pre-school kids (video) [View all] , doberman, Fri Aug-29-14 07:15 PM
Subject Author Message Date ID
the thing that stung is how common this is
Aug 29th 2014
its pretty disgusting at this point
Aug 29th 2014
States have different laws pertaining to identifying yourself
Aug 29th 2014
Aug 30th 2014
i can relate to this, this is pretty much how I would have acted
Aug 29th 2014
That male cop turned up to 11 so quick. Even the lady was uncomfortable
Aug 29th 2014
couldn't wait to flex...especially in front of the lady cop
Aug 29th 2014
"Then I go to my brother, and I say 'brother, help me please'. But he
Aug 29th 2014
This country is ready to explode,
Aug 29th 2014
Aug 29th 2014
Yep. Something is brewing.
Aug 30th 2014
Birth pains
Dec 06th 2014
so upsetting.
Aug 29th 2014
Dec 06th 2014
"I'm not your brother" ~cop
Aug 29th 2014
what a shitty world that we live in
Aug 29th 2014
American Police > Black People = SS > Jews
Aug 29th 2014
Give it time
Dec 06th 2014
Dec 06th 2014
Shock Value=76, Real Value=0
Dec 07th 2014
      See any similar value in this photo? SFW
Dec 07th 2014
dred scott type shit. dude is calm for a looong time.
Aug 30th 2014
absolutely fucking ridiculous
Dec 07th 2014
i just saw this video for the first time, crazy...
Dec 06th 2014
fuck these cops
Dec 06th 2014

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