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NYPD Officer Indicted After Stomping on Suspect’s Head

Assault, attempted assault, and official misconduct:

Officer Joel Edouard, 36, was stripped of his gun and reassigned to desk duty following the July 23rd arrest of 32-year-old Jahmiel Cuffee. Edouard allegedly spotted Cuffee rolling a joint and approached him. Cuffee reportedly showed his ID to Edouard and several other officers, then struggled with them while they attempted to arrest him; the officers wrestled the man to the ground before Edouard started stomping on his head. Video captured the entire incident:

Via Cop Indicted For Allegedly Stomping On Man's Head During Arrest @ Gothamist.

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