Police officer at Sterling Brown arrest grumbles about looming accusations of racism for arresting Bucks player (video)

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Despite not being violent or overly combative, Bucks guard Sterling Brown was tased and arrested in January over a parking violation. He wasn’t charged, and three police officers were suspended.

Brown said he plans to sue, so that wasn’t the last we’ll hear of the incident.

WISN 12 has obtained new video of it. There’s more here, but here are some body-cam videos:

Colleen Henry and B.J. Lutz of WISN 12:

Newly obtained photos show the injuries on Brown’s face and the marks on his back that were left by the Taser. Video shows how officers continued to surround Brown after he was on the ground handcuffed.

“You’re stepping on my ankle, for what?” Brown is heard saying.

“So you don’t kick us,” an officer responds.

“I ain’t got no reason to kick y’all, man,” Brown replied.

It’s then when officers appeared to realized who Brown was. Asked if he played for the Bucks, Brown responded: “What you think? I look familiar, don’t I?”

At one point, an officer converses with two others who were seated in a squad car. Their conversation expresses concern about how the arrest will later be viewed.

“The bureau is coming out for this? … We’re trying to protect ourselves .. because he plays for the Bucks, and if he makes a complaint, it’s going to be a [expletive]. … And then any little [expletive] thing that goes wrong is going to be, ‘Ooh, the Milwaukee Police Department is all racist…. blah, blah, blah. “

I wish people cared more about whether they’re actually doing racist things, intentionally or not, than whether they’ll be perceived as racist.