Body-cam video shows a Louisiana trooper beat a Black man with a flashlight 18 times: ‘I’m not resisting!’

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from The Washington Post,

Aaron Larry Bowman broke down in tears when he first saw body-camera video of the May 2019 traffic stop during which a Louisiana state trooper struck him 18 times with a flashlight.

For more than two years, it was unclear whether footage of the beating existed. But on Wednesday, a recording of the incident emerged and was obtained by The Washington Post.

The footage, first published Wednesday morning by the Associated Press, shows Jacob Brown, a state trooper with the Louisiana State Police, run toward a scene where multiple police officers had piled on top of Bowman, attempting to arrest him. Brown then repeatedly beat Bowman with a large flashlight, yelling, “Stop resisting!”

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