Father Assaulted By Cop as His Young Children Watch


Broward County, FL–  A video uploaded to Facebook on Tuesday by a user named Alfreda Graham captured a heartbreaking scene as three young children cried out in horror while their father screamed in agony at the hands of a Plantation Police Officer.

“Your daddy is going to jail, you need to get back in your car please,” he tells the man’s frightened young daughter.

The officer claimed that the man had driven by and hit him, but the man’s irate wife adamantly insists that the officer deliberately hit their vehicle with his hands.

“The officer claims that he hit him with his car he snatched him from his car and rough handled him saying that he was resisting, you be the judge.” Graham posted.

The woman is in hysterics as she films the officer who is saying that her husband is resisting arrest.  In the video, it appears as though he is simply trying to get an explanation for why the officer is doing this.

Young children, aged 9, 7 and 3 cry and scream for their dad as the officer twists his wrists behind his back.

The man’s hands are already behind him and in the officer’s grasp as the officer continues to insist he put them behind his back, and we hear the usual “stop resisting” repeatedly.

After her husband is placed in the police vehicle and more backup arrives, the officers begin telling her to stop filming to comfort her children, who are understandably upset after witnessing an officer assault their father. The woman is screaming at the officers that her husband is not going to end up dead like in the cases she has seen in the news, and the genuine fear is evident in her voice. The children are heard screaming in panic about how much they love their daddy.

“Every 28 hours one person, no, I don’t trust these people!” The woman tells her husband after the police bring her over to him in the cop car after asking him to help calm her down.

With 387 people killed by police since the first of the year, can you really blame someone for being terrified that their loved one may be the next hashtag?

We have reached out to the department for a comment and have not yet received a response.

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