October 24, 2020
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Video shows woman hogtied face-down in Colorado police car

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Police in Aurora, Colorado hogtied a woman and put her inside a patrol car, where she fell head first, crying ‘I can’t breathe.’ The officer ignored her, video shows.

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A video shown during an appeal hearing for a fired officer shows him hogtying a woman, putting her in the back of a patrol car and ignoring her cries for help as she falls to the floorboard.

Aurora police officer Levi Huffine was fired after the August 2019 incident. He is appealing to the civil service commission to get his job back.

During Tuesday’shearing, the video shows Huffine placing Shataean Kelly, 28, in custody, KCNC reported. She was arrested “on municipal charges resulting from a fight,” according to the TV station.

Huffine testified before the civil service commission on Thursday and said he was sorry for what happened to Kelly during the 21-minute ride to the jail, according to KUSA.

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Former Aurora cop admits to ignoring Black woman’s cries for help after she fell head-first on the floor while hogtied in a patrol car

A police officer in Aurora, Colorado, admitted Thursday to ignoring a Black woman’s cries for help after she fell head-first while hogtied in the back of a patrol car for nearly 21 minutes in August 2019. Video footage of the incident, first shown by the city on Tuesday, is part of an appeal hearing for former police officer Levi Huffine, who was fired over the incident in February. 

The video, timestamped shortly before 5:30 p.m. on August 27, 2019, begins with a woman later identified as 28-year-old Shataean Kelly kneeling on the ground with her hands in the air after allegedly getting into a fight with another woman. 

Huffine handcuffs her, and when the audio picks up roughly 30 seconds in, Huffine is heard saying he had deployed his Taser. When Kelly tried to tell the officer that she wasn’t responsible for the incident that police responded to, he told

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Video shows cop ignoring woman who fell head-first on patrol car floor while hogtied

A police officer in Aurora, Colorado, ignored a Black woman’s cries for help after she fell head-first while hogtied in the back of a patrol car for nearly 21 minutes in August 2019, according to body camera footage shown by the city on Tuesday. The footage was part of an appeal hearing for former police officer Levi Huffine, who was fired over the incident in February. 



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The video, timestamped shortly before 5:30 p.m. on August 27, 2019, begins with a woman later identified as 28-year-old Shataean Kelly kneeling on the ground with her hands in the air after allegedly getting into a fight with another woman. 

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Huffine handcuffs her, and when the audio picks up roughly 30 seconds in, Huffine is heard saying he had deployed his Taser. When Kelly tried to tell the officer that she wasn’t responsible for the incident that police

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Video shows Aurora police ignoring Black woman’s cries for help after she fell head-first on the floor while hogtied in a patrol car

A police officer in Aurora, Colorado, ignored a Black woman’s cries for help after she fell head-first while hogtied in the back of a patrol car for nearly 21 minutes in August 2019, according to body camera footage shown by the city on Tuesday. The footage was part of an appeal hearing for former police officer Levi Huffine, who was fired over the incident in February. 

The video, timestamped shortly before 5:30 p.m. on August 27, 2019, begins with a woman later identified as 28-year-old Shataean Kelly kneeling on the ground with her hands in the air after allegedly getting into a fight with another woman. 

Huffine handcuffs her, and when the audio picks up roughly 30 seconds in, Huffine is heard saying he had deployed his Taser. When Kelly tried to tell the officer that she wasn’t responsible for the incident that police responded to, he told her to

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