Atlanta Cop Releases Innocent Man After Realizing He's on Camera

(Photo: Filmed By Page via YouTube)

Atlanta Cop Releases Innocent Man After Realizing He's on Camera

An Atlanta officer released an innocent man he had handcuffed after realizing he was being videotaped.

Published October 26, 2015

One Atlanta officer learned the hard way that handcuffing innocent people won't go unnoticed in today's society, thanks to Cameron Ford, who videotaped a police encounter exposing possible officer misconduct. The video, filmed last week, is getting around the Internet.

In the video uploaded to YouTube, an officer can be shown handcuffing a man and then turning around and noticing the camera. In that moment the officer immediately lets the man go. 

"This video right here proves why you should ALWAYS FILM THE POLICE," wrote Ford. "This is the same very officer who trumped up charges on me stemming from an arrest days earlier on Wednesday, October 14th 2015," he continued. There was also a second video showing the officer staring into the camera again. 

"Again days earlier he trumped up 3 felony charges on me, in a great attempt to have me sitting and rotting in jail for crimes I never committed."

Videos filmed by bystanders of police and civilian encounters have become the norm, as social media continues to be the driving force exposing brutality and killings that were once brushed under the rug.

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Written by Natelege Whaley


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