Watch Full Uncut Video, plus Short Version and Slo-Mo: Police have just publicly released the video after Leo Etherly and his attorneys alleged Seattle police were trying to keep the footage hidden from the public.
Etherly was bruised and black-eyed during his Oct. 6. arrest in connection with a hit-and-run crash involving a bicyclist several blocks away.
Seattle police said Etherly was uncooperative and spat on the arresting officer; however, King County prosecutors have declined to file charges.
Etherly said he was first choked then knocked out while being detained by three police officers, first on the hood of a patrol car and later on the ground.
"Mr. Etherly was really injured from this. He has permanent partial blindness. He has split vision -- double vision, which will probably be permanent," said his attorney, James Egan.
First amendment attorney Jim Lobsenz, who
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Location: Seattle, Washington, United States (load item map)
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