Video, False Police Report and Cop's History of Misconduct Shows How Departments Protect Bad Cops
Video of Gwinnett County Police Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni punching Demetrius Hollins shows how bad cops cover for each other.
Two Georgia cops were fired on Thursday after video emerged of them very clearly appearing to brutally assault a black motorist. The videos themselves are shocking alone for the amount of pure unprovoked violence the two officers displayed, but there’s more to the story….
Perhaps the most troubling part of this entire incident is that without the video footage, these two officers would still be on the beat instead of facing a criminal investigation. Indeed, Bongiovanni’s false police report – along, potentially, with his own lengthy record of unpunished misconduct charges – points to how the “blue wall of silence” keeps criminally bad police officers on the job….