— Daniel Boniface (@danielboniface) March 11, 2015
The Denver Police Department has terminated an officer for using excessive force during an arrest last year.
According to the Daily Mail, Officer James Medina was fired last Wednesday after video of an arrest made in July of 2014 surfaced. Seryina Trujillo was arrested after allegedly spitting on a cop during the arrest of her boyfriend. While Medina tried to take Trujillo’s belt, Trujillo refused to give up her belt and shoes and the two got into a scuffle.
After pushing Trujillo against the wall several times, he places his knee onto her neck, nearly knocking her out for a few moments. In an open investigation, officials revealed Trujillo was never given medical support and the incident wasn’t reported.
After the department reviewed the footage above…
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