NYPD Again: Beat Up Homeless Sleeping Man, Charge Him with Assault

Abby Zimet

Surveillance video caught two NYPD officers in Brooklyn as they beat the crap out of a young shirtless guy at a Jewish youth center - who had permission to be there - for sleeping and declining to get arrested, after which eight more beefy officers joined in. Warning: graphic.


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