Originally posted on WGNO:
The video shows 9-white plain clothes officers and 2-black teenagers scuffling in the French Quarter.
It raises questions about police brutality.
But an internal investigation by State Police concludes there was no wrong-doing, and officers used minimal force.
WGNO News Reporter Darian Trotter asked, “What do you see in that video? I see an abuse of power,” King replied.
Danatus King is President of the New Orleans branch of the NAACP.
He says the conclusion by State Police is baffling.
In a statement, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu weighs in saying, “Based on what I saw on the video tape, State Police did not handle the incident in the right way.” “Based on what I’ve seen, I believe it was wrong.”
The video appears to show officers tackling two young men…
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