Bridgeport cop charged with assault a...

Bridgeport cop charged with assault after collison

There are 3 comments on the Connecticut Post story from Mar 20, 2017, titled Bridgeport cop charged with assault after collison. In it, Connecticut Post reports that:

The head of the Police Department's minority organization was arrested and a top city official questioned in connection with an assault on a city resident after a car collision. Officer Davon Polite , 30, president of The Guardians , was charged Thursday with second-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace.

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BPT

Westwood, MA

#1 Mar 21, 2017
Way to be a professional officer

Since: Feb 16

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#2 Mar 21, 2017
BPT wrote:
Way to be a professional officer
Did you hear his lawyer's statement about the incident? It's the most absurd thing ever- an insult to us all.

""Yes, there was an incident; it was an instance of self-defense and had nothing to do with my client beating him up or tuning him up or going overboard or dragging him from the car," he said. "The gentleman was looking for a fight."

Wow.... the video tape shows how utterly false that is, and a woman who was riding with Polite intervened to stop Polite from pummeling the victim. Really, where are Perez and Ganim on this? If you want people to respect your city you HAVE to man up and deal with the bad apples in a public way. And this is the second bad apple for the Guardians (black police officers), the first being the faked noose incident. The Guardians have a cause and presumably want to correct racial wrongs- yet they beg some unflattering conclusions based on the lack of integrity of their leaders.

Really, many of Bridgeport's problems are very, very straightforward to address- the problem lies with the people who are supposed to be leading and addressing these issues.

Since: Dec 15

Stamford, CT

#3 Mar 24, 2017
This Thug and Bully belongs in jail for life. I hope that he sue for all that he is worth. Shame on him.

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