NYPD Cop Tried to Cover Up Bogus Arrest of Tennis Star
Officer James Frascatore, the NYPD cop who used excessive force when he power slammed tennis star James Blake on a Manhattan sidewalk without identifying himself as an officer actually attempted to cover up the bogus arrest.
According to a NYPD spokesperson, Officer Frascatore failed to inform his superiors of the incident in which he slammed and cuffed Blake in the false belief that he was wanted for credit card fraud.
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton found out about the false arrest on the evening news.
“Mr. Blake has made a number of comments to the press. That’s how we became aware of the matter,” Bratton told reporters during a noon press conference on Thursday.
“Mr. Blake had no role or involvement in the criminal investigation that we were onducting and was totally innocent,” Bratton said.
A watch dog familiar with Officer Frascatore, has reported that he had five complaints filed against him for using excessive force in the past year alone.
Officer James Frascatore
Is this just another incident that proves that some cops are comfortable applying excessive force to the citizens they’re sworn to protect and serve?
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