Video Shows White Louisiana Deputy Repeatedly Slamming A Black Woman’s Head Into Pavement | News

A Louisiana white sheriff’s deputy is being investigated into an allegedly unprovoked attack on film that shows him mistreating a 4ft 8in black woman, ProPublica and WWNO / WRKF report.

In the video of the September 20 meeting, the Jefferson Ward MP is seen holding Shantel arnold by his hair and banging his head repeatedly in the sidewalk. A witness said the deputy used so much force that several braids tore off his scalp.

Arnold, 34, weighs just 100 pounds and has a missing left eye from a previous car accident.

Be careful, the video below is disturbing to watch.

Before meeting the officer, witnesses said three boys attacked Arnold as she walked down the street near her family’s trailer. She was often an easy target for neighborhood bullies, her family said.

One video claims to show the boys slamming Arnold to the ground and beating her while other people stood and laughed. The assault ended when her stepfather chased the boys away.

As she continued to walk home, Arnold said the deputy joined her in a patrol vehicle. He demanded that she stop and talk to him. But she refused. It was at this point that witnesses said the officer jumped out of his vehicle and assaulted Arnold.

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The sheriff’s office is conducting an internal investigation.

According to media reports, members of the black community have complained about the excessive use of force by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office and bogus arrests for decades.

Their previously released survey found that blacks made up more than 70 percent of the people MPs had been shot on in the past eight years, more than double the parish’s black population.

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