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Bertrand Le Roy

Yeah, in her situation I would expect to be punched in the face and cuffed.

Terry Bleizeffer

I don't see how that can be considered out of line. It's a pretty simple rule: if you get in a physical altercation with a police officer, don't expect the police officer to back off after you shove him. I understand what you mean about it being a little shocking to see someone hit a girl in the face, but it doesn't matter. She walked up to a cop and shoved him. He hit her. That's a reasonable use of force, in my opinion. He didn't continue to hit her. He didn't seem out of control. He hit her, cuffed her, and put her in the back of the car. What's the other choice? "Sorry, ma'am, I didn't realize you felt so strongly about not being arrested. You're free to go."

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