Police Brutality Taken To A Whole New Level
Article from Reason by Elizabeth Nolan Brown.
While 18-year-old Anna Chambers was seeking treatment for sexual assault, nine New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers stopped by the Brooklyn medical center where her mom had driven her after the alleged attack.
It was hardly a friendly visit, according to Chambers’ lawyers. The two men Chambers was accusing of rape were narcotics officers Richard Hall and Eddie Martins, the Coney Island cops who had pulled over her friends and her earlier in the evening. The officers allegedly forced a handcuffed Chambers to have oral sex with them in the back of their unmarked police van after finding a friends’ prescription drugs in her bag.
Their NYPD colleagues came to the Maimonides Medical Center later that night in September in an attempt to bully her into silence, according to Chambers.
“They came with nine cops to intimidate her and her mom, to discourage them from coming forward and reporting the rape and sex assault,” attorney Michael David, who is representing Chambers, told the New York Post last week.
Read the entire article in Reason.