LITTLE ROCK, AR -- A legally blind man is speaking out after saying he was injured when a Little Rock police officer slammed him to the ground.
It happened just before 4 p.m. on June 1. Eric Wilson had just left work and was walking home along 65th Street. Around that time, police say they got a call about someone fitting Wilson's description running away from or chasing someone and who appeared to be afraid.
Wilson is legally blind and says he only sees shadows. He says he didn't know who was calling him.
Wilson says the officers told him to put his hands behind his back before taking him to the ground.
"I was trying to figure out what was going on and before I knew it, I was slammed to the ground," Wilson said.
In a police report an officer said Wilson pulled away violently, causing him to lose grip and that he was afraid Wilson would hit him or his partner with the handcuff.
Wilson and his lawyer Reggie Koch, say that's not what the video shows.
That night, Wilson says he went to the hospital with back pain and was diagnosed with a lower back strain.
This is a big load of crap now I got nothing better to do than pick on handicapped people when are we going to get this crap straightened out a man legally blind walking home cuz he missed the bus harassed and arrested and hurt 5 people who are supposed to Serve and Protect the public this crap has got to change
File that lawsuit against those bad dirty teacups👮☕👮☕
The video shows his statement is a lie. falsifying legal document.
Also contact the federal government about your civil rights they violated that as well!
0:14 she's with bare arms indoors in an air conditioned environment, temperature to right shows 93 degrees outside and what is HE wearing? A GOD DAMN SUIT COAT IN THE HEAT! Society raises men to be stupid "we do it because we do it" ROBOTS!
The black cop in this Situation knew better because it's the same thing white would do to him without his uniform on and just walking down the street. The best advice I can give you is to never trust a cop the white ones are full of racial hate and the black ones are go along get along cowards.
This message is for all future criminals .if you want to commit crimes do it with the United states of America government backing you .....if you want to rape women's become a cop ...if you want to just beat people's become a cop if you want to breaking people's homes become a cop if you want to kill people's become cop if you like violating people's rights become a cop and have the United states of America backing you 100% just become the truest criminal just become a cop the end...
If police officers are afraid someone will use the handcuffs to attack them then they need to find another job. police should be taught to handle situations with no weapons at all if only to teach them self defence by talking to people like the police officer should.
The police should have procedures when they encounter someone who is legally blind. If they do it didn’t appear they followed them. I can’t believe in this day and age that they don’t have them. The gentleman should have been spoken to instead of yelled at. It should have been an introduction before anything else.
The police still using that someone fitting your description BS. They used that on me 34 years ago in Hackney, London, England
They need to be sacked regardless
because if they are telling the truth the real suspect got away 😂
You know I am a 55 yr old white woman , and I HAVE NEVER BEEN MISTAKEN FOR ANY WHITE WOMAN the COPS may have been looking for. I have watched a lot of videos and it appears as though if the cops are looking for a black man and they see you , and you are a black male, it is like tag your it .
This shit needs to stop !
WE ALL WATCHED THE SAME VIDEO. COPS BRACING AND CUFFING A PEDESTRIAN FOR NO PURPOSE AT ALL. HOW ABOUT YOU JUST KEEP ON SWALLOWING LOADS OF THUG COP PIXIE PASTE? I AM LEGALLY BLIND. I ONLY USE A CANE WHEN I NEED ONE. YOU KNOW NOTHING OF OTHER PEOPLES'S VISION PROBLEMS. HOW'S IT FEEL TO BE JUST ANOTHER COP SUCKING APOLOGIST? SAD FOR YOU MR B
just another reason to shoot first and take the pig out before he takes you out for no reason then just claim you feared for your life, nobody should be considering cops to be safe to be around anymore and they all should be viewed as your enemy that is they view all of us and its safe to assume they will hurt you for no reason. there is damn good reason more american prefer the PIGS not BREATHING.
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