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this is long but worth a read - http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/city-of-silence-117
Depressing to think what must happen to inner city kids all the time if this is the best two middle class, white academics with video evidence of the assault can manage against the system.
like the uniformed officers lying under oath in contradiction of the CCTV, the forcing of them to pay tax on the pay-out etc
on certain aspects of the case, must've been the terms of the settlement
They're basically an admission of guilt twinned with guaranteed unaccountability. Or worse (?), an admission of how corrupt and expensive the legal system is.
How much of an arsehole do you have to be to "donate" to that?
"an appropriate response from law enforcement" should be in this scenario?!
The tense is making it really difficult to read.