How Many Cops Does It Take to Handcuff One (Smallish) Guy In NYC?

How Many Cops Does It Take to Handcuff One (Smallish) Guy In NYC?

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Abby Zimet

Watch the stampede of NYPD at a 135th Street subway station when Clive Utter, 31, allegedly jumped the turnstile. After he was slammed into the wall, dropped onto the floor and cuffed by a mob of at least 25 officers - and after a bystander exercising his constitutionally protected right to film the mayhem was forced out to the street - Utter was charged with resisting arrest, criminal trespass, theft of service, and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Your tax dollars at work. And a good place for budget cuts.

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