Skip to comments.Buffalo Police Officers Suspended: Caught on Tape Shoving Elderly Man onto Pavement
Posted on 06/05/2020 11:08:54 AM PDT by Morgana
Two Buffalo police officers have been suspended without pay following an incident caught on camera, showing them shoving an elderly man, causing him to stumble backward and fall, injuring his head.
The video shows the 75-year-old man approaching officers during a tense protest in Niagara Square and the situation escalating quickly, as the officers shoved the man, who stumbled backward and fell. The graphic video shows the elderly man lying on the ground with blood gushing from what appeared to be his right ear:
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Id like to know what he said to them. By the looks of it he was part of why they cops were there.
I’m sorry that happened to the old guy.
However, when surrounded by protesters who at any moment, may throw a brick at your head, that is not the time to expect calm dialog and conversation. The gentleman should have kept his distance.
“However, when surrounded by protesters who at any moment, may throw a brick at your head, that is not the time to expect calm dialog and conversation. The gentleman should have kept his distance.”
Excuses for abject assholery.
Clearly a soccer player. The cop barely touched him.
This was a classic leftist tactic from the 1960s.
Taunt and provoke the police and hope somebody over-reacts.
Then the leftists get great media coverage.
Of course, voters are not so impressed—they don’t want any trouble-makers in their neighborhood, and look to the police as their first line of defense.
He had minimal age related balance. A ten year old wouldnt have fallen.
Next time the old man comes to a protest, he should bring a walker or a wheelchair. Was too bad.
The old guy was obviously confrontational. But to just shove him backward like that was stupid. Cops should know better, but they’re not trained to be polite. If not for the video, all we would know is “one person was injured when he tripped and fell”.
I’m with Wilderness Conservative I want to know what he said. What could an old man say that could cause this? If you notice the first two officers were stopping to talk to him but it the the officers in back that knocked him down and told the officers in front to move on.
No, he did not. As they were advancing in a line tellling people to clear the street, the old man was trying to tap them them with his phone like an agitation technique. Then he got within grabbing distance of the cops sidearm and was pushed away, forcefully. His fall was an accident, provoked by his behavior,
When cops are following through a trained act, they don’t evaluate, they just do what they are trained to do.
Looks like he was told to back away many times and did not comply
When you’re young and stupid chances are you will be old and stupid.
“This was a classic leftist tactic from the 1960s.
Taunt and provoke the police and hope somebody over-reacts.”
Past couple days I’ve seen stories of what could be police overreacting. I know they are only human but damn doing this to an old person?
Yep, people that make a living picking up nickels in front of steam rollers shouldn't expect long and happy lives.
Next time the old man comes to a protest, he should bring a walker”
I just wanted to repeat that, because it is such a vivid image!
He was confronting them, but that’s no excuse. But then, it’s a hated WHITEY! White men don’t count.
“Looks like he was told to back away many times and did not comply”
He old and do hear so well?
If you have a lineup of one hundred policemen, the odds are reasonable that one of them is either not the brightest bulb, is on steroids and lacks self-control, or is just having a bad day (wife cheating etc).
That is the real world, and the leftist provocateurs count on it.
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