Target: William Bratton, New York Chief of Police
Goal: Fire and arrest officer who was filmed pointing his gun at a crowd of people and then sucker punched person filming event.
A police officer was caught on film pointing his gun at bystanders who were filming him make an arrest. The officer was later caught on tape sucker punching a man filming these events. Witnesses say the officer was using excessive force and he had the suspect in a headlock between his legs and was squeezing, while the suspect cried out that he “couldn’t breathe.” When a bystander told him that he was using too much physical force, Officer Martinez began yelling and pointing his gun at the crowd. Only minutes after the incident occurred, Officer Martinez was seen sucker punching someone else who was filming and then arrested that individual.
Officer Martinez has only been placed on “modified assignment” while the investigation is pending. Unfortunately, we’ve seen too many maniacs in positions of authority who never face justice. That’s why cases like this continuously occur and will continue until there’s zero tolerance for excessive force. Please sign this petition to demand that Officer Martinez be fired from his position in law enforcement and arrested for his actions.
Dear Chief Bratton,
A video shows an officer pulling a gun and pointing it at people in a crowd in public. The officer was apparently using excessive force by squeezing a suspect in a headlock between his legs. When a bystander filming the incident spoke up to let him know he was using too much force, he yelled and pointed his gun at the crowd. Minutes later, the officer sucker punched another man before arresting him.
This is a tragic example of violent law enforcement officials who are completely out of control and dangerous to society. We demand that this officer be fired and arrested for his actions.
[Your Name Here]