Six Atlanta law enforcement officials have been charged over the arrest of two Atlanta faculty college students through the metropolis’s curfew on Saturday.
The video went viral, exhibiting the 2 officers — who’re each Black, dragging the scholars from a automotive earlier than stunning them with Tasers. Each males have additionally been fired whereas different officers concerned have been positioned on desk obligation.
The scholars have been Spelman Faculty scholar Taniyah Pilgrim, 20 and Morehouse Faculty scholar Messiah Younger, 22.
“The conduct on this incident is not indicative of the best way we deal with folks within the metropolis of Atlanta and it definitely is not indicative of how we deal with our youngsters,” District Legal professional Paul Howard mentioned in regards to the incident.
Younger additionally weighed in after the information was introduced in regards to the officer’s dealing with fees.
“I really feel safer now that these monsters are off the road and now not in a position to terrorize folks,” Younger mentioned.
Folks at the moment are questioning when the NYPD officers will face related fees for his or her unprovoked assaults on peaceable protestors.