There seem to be no end to police brutality on black people since George Floyd’s death in police custody and the consequent escalation of the Black Lives Matter movement.
The latest perpetrator is a Salt Lake City policeman who have ordered a police dog to bite a black man
A man’s leg may need to be amputated after the Salt Lake City Police Department allegedly used excessive force against him by ordering a police dog to bite the man repeatedly, leaving him severely injured, reports CNN
Why This Attack on the Victim?
- On April 24, Ryans was getting ready for work at around 3:30 a.m. when police showed up saying they were investigating an incident of domestic violence, according to Ryans’ lawyers.
- Ryans’ daughter made the 911 call to police, according to a recording of the call released by police.
“My dad is doing very bad things to our family,” the daughter says.“He’s yelling and screaming,” she says, as raised voices are heard in the background.
Police asked Ryans to leave the house, according to body-worn camera footage from the incident provided to CNN by the man’s attorneys and Salt Lake City Police. They also spoke to his wife, who confirmed that she has a protective order and told officers that Jeffery was in the house when she got home.
Man Surrenderd But Police Ordered the Dog To Bite
“Why are you biting me?” Ryans screams on the video at one point.As Ryans is on the ground being handcuffed, an officer can be heard saying “we need medical for a dog bite” over the radio.Ryans, a locomotive engineer, says several times throughout the incident that he was trying to get his work clothes from the house.
Victim’s Leg Need Amputation
Mayor Express Concern
The claim notice Ryans’ lawyers sent to the city says he has nerve, tendon and muscle damage.A formal lawsuit has not yet been filed in court.