A UNT Senior Faces Charges After Brawling With Detroit Cops. But Can Video Prove He Was Provoked?

Just last month, in an effort to curb repeated accusations of use of excessive force by its officers, the Fort Worth Police Department dropped some $700,000 on cameras for patrol officers to wear while on duty. But cameras are already pretty much everywhere these days — as police officers in Detroit can certainly attest.

In May, two Detroit native brothers — one a University of North Texas senior on home for summer break — My Fox Detroit reports that the Detroit Police Department is similar convinced it was in the right; the department deemed the force used in the incident as “appropriate and reasonable after intensive review of the video and interviewing the brothers.”

Naibon, of course, disagrees.

“I feel like a compromise from me and my brother, I would consider that a loss,” he says. “A loss of basically standing up for what's right. So many times, we sacrifice having our rights violated to diffuse the situation instead of standing up and asking ‘Why?' It's not a black thing. It's not a white thing. It's not a male thing or a female thing.”

As Naibon sees it, it's mostly a police officer thing.

“Oftentimes,” he says, “they stretch what they have the right to do.”

4217_2

4217_3

4217_4

4217_5

4217_6

4217_7

4217_8

4217_9

4217_10

4217_11

4217_12

4217_13

4217_14

4217_15

4217_16

4217_17

4217_18

4217_19

4217_20

4217_21

4217_22

4217_23

4217_24

4217_25

4217_26

4217_27

4217_28

4217_29

4217_30

4217_31

4217_32

4217_33

4217_34

4217_35

4217_36

4217_37

4217_38

4217_39

4217_40

4217_41

4217_42

4217_43

4217_44

4217_45

4217_46

4217_47

4217_48

4217_49

4217_50

No more articles
X