Violent Arrest of Black Man in Missouri Goes Viral

Nicole Rojas
May 12, 2019 - 5:00

The St. Ann Police Department in Missouri is under fire following a viral video of a detective smashing a car window and violently arresting a Black man. St. Ann’s Police Chief Aaron Jimenez defended the unidentified detective, saying the video actually proved the officer acted professionally. The video shows a man sitting in the front passenger seat with the window rolled up and his hands in the air. Seconds later, the plainclothes detective moved a uniformed officer away and broke the car window with his forearm. 

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