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Video captures NYPD captain pistol-whipping Brooklyn man in arrest struggle

Posted on AllSides April 5th, 2024
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The arrest of a Brooklyn man by an NYPD captain reportedly showing him on video pistol-whipping the suspect during a struggle is under investigation by internal affairs cops, police said Friday. Capt. Adan Munoz spotted Melvin Oliphant in Bedford-Stuyvesant on March 27 around 10:15 a.m. cruising with Pennsylvania license plates that didn’t match his 2019 BMW X7, according to court records. Munoz, assigned to the nearby 79th Precinct since January, was in street attire and driving an unmarked vehicle when he stopped Oliphant. When he ordered Oliphant out of the...

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