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Local I-Team: Head Of Police Union Reacts To Video

We have heard from thousands of viewers. They are sounding off after watching exclusive Local 24 video of a Memphis police officer hitting and kicking a man aft...
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We have heard from thousands of viewers. They are sounding off after watching exclusive Local 24 video of a Memphis police officer hitting and kicking a man after he was down on the ground.

Local I-Team reporter Maria Hallas and her photographer caught the arrest on camera while working on another assignment.
    
It happened in the parking lot of an apartment complex in Cordova and the video has gone viral.
    
You can watch the raw footage in its entirety and share your opinion.

Coming up tonight at 10, Maria continues our I-Team coverage.

She shares some of your comments about the video and talks to the head of the police union.

Mike Williams said it is important to consider the incident from the officer’s point of view.

“Yes they were they were rough because he has already had indications that he did not want to comply with authority so until he is in custody he is going to be treated as such. Period,” Williams said.

Maria’s story airs tonight, all new at 10.