Originally Posted by airportcop
Look, there is no doubt the cops gave him the beating of his life but there is more to the video than what the public got to see. More like King fighting back! The officers over did it in a bad way but King wasn't an innocent man by any means. A criminal that had a drinking and drug problem before the cops beat him and he didn't stop after the fact either. Too bad he didn't change and make a real difference. What amazes me was that a jury of mostly non-whites acquitted all of the cops but one!
So you are saying that retaliation is justified? When the guy is beaten to the point he needs 5 hours of surgery to save his life, don't you think that the LEOs had him under enough control to arrest him?