How Quickly can Police Ruin an Innocent Black Man’s Life? Watch This

by Jen Hayden – They had the wrong man the entire time Meet Patrick Mumford, a 24-year-old Georgia man who was violently and wrongfully arrested by Savannah-Chatham Metro Police in Georgia. The police body cam video below is a prime example of how black men (and women) across this country are mistreated in police interactions. The synopsis of the interaction and the video have been provided by the Claiborne Firm, who are representing the young man as he faces a bogus charge, even after police realized they had the wrong man. You won’t be able to take your eyes off the cringe-inducing video. 24-year-old Patrick Mumford was sitting in his own car in February, 2016 when he was confronted by three Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Officers, who were serving a warrant for another man, Michael Clay. The lead officer confronts Patrick but does not believe Patrick when he truthfully identifies himself to the officer, twice. Patrick rightfully...

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