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NEW YORK (PIX11) — Another amateur video has surfaced showing an NYPD officer allegedly using excessive force during an arrest.
The police department is investigating after the officer appears to stomp on the suspect’s head while he’s on the ground. This is the third video in two weeks of an arrest to go viral. On July 17, Staten Island man Eric Garner died after being put in an apparent chokehold by an officer during arrest, an incident that was recorded by a bystander.
Police say officers in Bedford Stuyvesant saw 32-year-old Jahmiel Cuffee in possession of a small amount of marijuana on Tuesday night in front of 223 Malcolm X Blvd. The video picks up after an officer asks Cuffee for ID. He hands over the ID, but resists arrest. One officer pulls his gun, but once they get Cuffee to the ground, it gets worse.
In the video, an officer is…
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