#1 Man Subjected To Body Cavity Search At Traffic Stop...
01-28-2011, 01:11 PM
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ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Police Department has confirmed that it is conducting an internal investigation into inappropriate conduct accusations involving some members of the department’s Red Dog unit.The three officers involved have been placed on administrative duty pending disciplinary decisions.
................" Just Like The Military...Drop Your Draws And Spread Your Cheeks !"
One of the men, who was driving, said members of the Red Dog unit pulled over his vehicle and forced him to pull down his pants on the side of the road in broad daylight, as officers conducted a search for drugs. No drugs were ever found, driver Brian Kidd said.Kidd told Philips that his roommate, Shawn Venegas, was also subjected to a body cavity search that left him feeling uncomfortable.
“They went to his bottom part. That’s as low as you can go. I don’t think anybody should be subjected to that kind of search,” Kidd said. “I had to look away because I couldn’t watch my friend be done like that.”
Venegas said he was so traumatized by the incident that he moved to another state."I feel molested, and I feel like I was raped," Venegas told Philips over the phone.Two of the three officers involved in the stop were also named in the infamous Atlanta Eagle bar raid that the city recently settled. Co-counsel on the traffic stop case, Dan Grossman, was the lead attorney in the Atlanta Eagle case.
01-28-2011, 01:45 PM
I would think that the police need to arrest someone first, then the cavity search would be done as part of the booking process, not as part of the investigation.
I think there's good grounds for a lawsuit.
I still can't help but think of the Beavis and Butthead movie, where after getting a body cavity search by a scary looking, allegedly female cop, Butthead says "I think I just scored".
01-28-2011, 02:55 PM
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And no, I'm not over reacting. I'm pissed off when I hear human garbage defending attacks on the police as justified, and then I read that there are cops and policy makers out there doing their best to generate distrust and hate for police in the community.
01-28-2011, 06:28 PM
It's these types of cops I can't stand. I call them killers. We have them at the jail too. Just do your job for piss sakes.Deplorably Proud To Be An American
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