Police inquiry reveals violations in arrest, beating of videographer (lvrj.com)
A Las Vegas police officer beat and arrested a videographer who was recording him from his driveway, an activity that is protected under the First Amendment. An internal investigation determined that the officer used excessive force, but no punishment has been determined at this point.
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