August 2, 2011
The savage police beating of schizophrenic homeless man Kelly Thomas gets more bizarre and upsetting by the day. On Friday an anonymous man claiming to be a police officer called the John and Ken Show on KFI AM to express his and other cops' anger at what happened to Thomas. The caller claimed that a street camera controlled by a police dispatcher showed one cop beating Thomas with the butt of his Taser until blood splattered on his arms, and then dropping his knee on Thomas's face and neck.
That same caller called the show again yesterday, this time disguising his voice. According to Carlos Miller, the caller alleged:
...that it was [a] one-eyed officer doing the beating....He said the quality of the surveillance camera is so good that it could pinpoint the freckles on a person’s chest once it is zoomed in. Full Story