NYPD arrest NY gubernatorial challenger for videoing street-arrest

Randy Credico is challenging Cuomo in the primary; so much for the NYPD's vaunted stop arresting photographers memo.

Credico was charged with menacing a police officer, obstructing government administration, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. According to Credico’s friend, attorney Margaret Ratner Kunstler, the police tightened Randy’s handcuffs to the point where his hands went numb.

New York Governor Candidate Arrested for Recording Aggressive Arrest, Charged with “Menacing” Cops [Andrew Meyer/Photography is Not a Crime]

(via Reddit)

(Image: Molly Crabapple/CNN)

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  1. So the memo has been out what, two weeks now? And already thrown in the shit can...

    With the recent competition from the Ferguson PD, it seems NYPD feels a need to step up its game in order to remain the nation's most racist police department.

  2. Bobo says:

    In other news, guy taken down for challenging the status quo...

  3. Menacing a police officer? "The perpetrator stood behind me and intoned, "Bwahahahahahahahahaha!", whilst obscuring the lower part of his face with a cloak of the darkest sable..."

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