Video Shows NYPD Officer Punching, Tasing Handcuffed Disabled Man

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Gothamist—The NYPD Internal Affairs Division is investigating the violent arrest of a 24-year-old Staten Island man with severe medical issues, after an officer was caught on video repeatedly punching and using a taser on him while he was in handcuffs. The officer—since identified as Vincenzo Trabolse—was previously named in a lawsuit for allegedly assaulting a man with cerebral palsy. [ more › ]

NYPD Cop Caught on Video Punching, Tasing 85-Pound Man With Health Problems. Newly released cellphone video shows a New York Police Department (NYPD) officer punching and tasing an 85-pound man with health issues. In the video, it's obvious that 24-year-old William Colon does not want to be arrested. But it's hard to believe that the 4'8" man posed a serious threat to the cops who had entered his Staten Island apartment. Making matters worse, there seems to be a good chance Colon didn't do anything wrong in the first place. The incident in question occurred on September...