August 21st, 2012
08:08 PM ET

College student claims police brutality during skateboarding arrest

A Venice, California college junior is claiming police brutality after LAPD officers chased him down and arrested him while he was skateboarding outside his home. Ronald Weekley, Jr. comes OutFront with his family's lawyer, Benjamin Crump.

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  1. Raymond

    My problem with events like this is that 1. when a badge confronts you .. be on best behavior, 2. when confronted with someone with a gun even if carrying badge .. you never know when someone will flip out.. be on best behavior..
    .Right or wrong the badge carries the authority to question individuals... no matter if white, black, brown, or purple... You have time to bring to question WHY later.. when heads cool and reason overcomes... They do not even need a reason to question you... You do not know maybe there was a crime and they are canvassing individuals for witnesess.. point is you do not know and they carry the authority ... be on best behavior ... it is not a sign of weakness, it is more a sign of acknowledging it is a crazy world and some are charged with seeking order

    August 22, 2012 at 9:51 am | Reply

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