Originally posted on The Firewall:
A corrections officer was arrested and charged with assault Tuesday after an internal investigation concluded that he broke the law when he violently slammed an inmate’s head against a concrete wall for “spitting” at an officer.
Disturbing video shows officer Charles Broaderick, 41, telling DUI suspect James Duckworth, who allegedly had to be restrained, to stop being difficult. The incident took place at the Marion County Jail in Florida.
“You’re being treated how you’re acting. You’re acting like an [expletive], you’re being treated as an [expletive],” Broaderick says.
Moments later, Duckworth appears to clear something from his lips, which the officer interpreted as him spitting at another officer. It is unclear if the suspect intended to spit on an officer.
“You don’t spit at officers!” Broaderick screams in the video, grabbing him by the neck and violently slamming his head against the concrete wall.
The officer continues to pin the…
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