LAPD Cop Allegedly Beats Non-Resistant Man
An April 27 trespassing call to a Boyle Heights church turned violent when an officer began punching a man whose hands appeared to be behind his back.
Video taken by a bystander shows at least 16 blows to his head and body, with the officer swinging wildly and at one point taking off his sunglasses and punching again.
Bloodied, the man finally asks the officer, "What's wrong with you?"
The cop, who has not been identified, says, "You're going to get hit again."
In a statement, LAPD Chief Michel Moore promised a full investigation into this incident, and another one over the weekend in which one of his officers shot a colleague while camping.
Moore called both inconsistent with LAPD values.