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Basically we have roving bands of armed thugs roaming the streets of NYC. These thugs wear badges and carry guns. These thugs attacked a man at his front door and then arrested him.

Police were called to Jabbar Campbell’s Crown Heights apartment around 3 a.m. Sunday as he was hosting about 80 people in his apartment for a gay pride party on a noise complaint.

Campbell said one of the officers turned his hallway-facing surveillance camera toward a wall. And he says when he opened the door, the cops began beating him and yelling anti-gay slurs.

“One officer who I believe to be my arresting officer who had a support glove on and just went to work on my face. It was like he was at the gym,” Campbell told reporters. “They restricted both my arms and I couldn’t block the blows to my face. I couldn’t block the blows to my neck and back.”

I'm aware the police over reach problem is horrific. But when I see stories like these I lose hope that we will be able to fix society.

Originally posted to Angry Gays on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 08:34 PM PST.

Also republished by LGBT Kos Community, Milk Men And Women, and Police Accountability Group.

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