‘Look at his knee!’ Arrest in Queens prompts DA, NYPD probes

Many NYPD officers are remaining accused of law enforcement brutality
in connection to an arrest in Queens on Jan. 2.

In an incident caught on cellphone movie, it seems that
an officer has his knee on the neck of SirCarlyle Arnold, a 34-12 months-aged Long
Island gentleman collaborating in a “ride-out” in the memory of a close friend who passed

He was riding on an ATV at the time. He was charged with
reckless endangerment amongst many other traffic violations.

For the duration of his arrest, a person recording the incident
frequently claimed, “Look at his knee!” referring to the arresting officer.

Arnold’s law firm Olayemi Olurin claims a police automobile tapped his
ATV to get him to quit. Arnold states the cops engaged him as soon as he received off. His
law firm posted a 19-2nd online video of aspect of the arrest to Twitter.

“It exhibits that they have been permitted to do these
sorts of points with impunity,” she stated.

New York Metropolis lawmakers produced it a misdemeanor for police
officers to kneel on someone’s neck next the death of George Floyd.

The Authorized Assist Society is calling for the arresting officers
to be fired and charged.

The Queens District Attorney’s Office instructed Information 12 in section,
“Our general public corruption bureau is in the procedure of reviewing all proof
in this situation, such as the officers’ human body worn camera video clips.”

The NYPD states the incident is beneath interior overview.

Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted that he is disturbed and
demands responses from the NYPD.

Arnold suggests the officer who knelt on his neck really should not be
earlier mentioned the legislation.

“I sense he really should be held accountable for his actions.
Just like anyone else should really in this world, just like I did that working day,” he

Arnold’s law firm claims her client was also unarmed throughout the
incident and has suffered neck suffering and accidents to his knees.