(WTF!) This Video Shows White NYPD Cops Taunting Black Students With Taser “Do you want to ride the lightning?”


Associate Professor of Sociology at Brooklyn College Alex S. Vitale posted a video to social media showing NYPD cops appearing to harass and threaten students with a taser.

“What are you going to do about it?” A cop asked a teen as they walked right behind him, a teen picked up a handful of snow and the cop pulled a taser and said “do you want to ride the lightning?”

The student gives a mumbled respond and the cop says, “You better walk away!”

The cops may or may not have been there on a call and supposedly the incident is under review, however they certainly did not act professionally and guidelines from the NYPD clearly state taser use on children is not protocol.

Watch below:


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