Memphis police Caught on tape beating transgender woman

A newly released video shows two Memphis police beating a transgender woman with hand cuffs wrapped around their knuckles. One “officer” is seen holding the woman down while the other repeatedly struck her in the face causing a bleeding gash to open. This violent assault occurred while the woman was in police custody.

The fact that the victim is transgender sends a crystal clear message. Pass the hate crimes bills that would severely punish these two criminals.

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One Response to Memphis police Caught on tape beating transgender woman

  1. Queers United June 21, 2008 at 12:39 am

    this is just sick! we need a hate crimes bill passed, hope the dems do it soon.