Two Alameda County Sheriff Deputies Caught On Camera Beating Man Excessively. (photo: YouTube)
Rick Hurd | Contra Costa Times | Reader Supported News | November 18, 2015
wo Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies were placed on paid administrative leave after a videotape surfaced that shows them beating a suspect with batons in a San Francisco alley, a Sheriff’s Office spokesman said Monday.
The two unnamed deputies were captured on surveillance tape beating San Leandro resident Stanislav Petrov in a San Francisco alley onThursday. Authorities say he drove 100 mph while leading deputies on a 40-mile chase in a stolen Mercedes and that he was wanted on multiple felony warrants. Petrov’s age has not been released.
A member of the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office released the 13-minute, 1-second video and posted it to YouTube. The video had been viewed 163,000 times by 2 p.m. Monday.