lawsuit filed on October 6. They plaintiffs allege officers were unreasonable and showed reckless indifference when they tased Jones before his arrest.In a statement,
Hammond Police defended its officers’ actions. Police say Jamal repeatedly refused to step out of the vehicle and cooperate with officers. Fearing Jamal was in possession of a weapon, police broke the passenger window of the car 13 minutes into the encounter.
This video, shot on a family cell phone, shows part of the encounter. Credit: Kurtz Law Office">