Video shows Tacoma police vehicle drive through crowd, run over at least 1 person

Multiple videos were posted online of the incident in Washington state, where the vehicle can be seen rolling over a person and continuing to move forward.

1/24/2021 6:53:00 PM

Video shows police officer in Tacoma, Washington, driving through a crowd Saturday night, running over at least one person and sending them to the hospital.

Multiple videos were posted online of the incident in Washington state, where the vehicle can be seen rolling over a person and continuing to move forward.

ByDoha MadaniA Tacoma, Washington, police officer was seen driving through a downtown crowd Saturday night, running over at least one person and sending them to the hospital.The officer responded to multiple calls that a group of people were blocking a downtown intersection when the crowd began descending on the police car, the Tacoma Police Department said. Interim Tacoma Police Chief Mike Ake said he is “committed” to the department’s full cooperation into an investigation into the incident.

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“I am concerned that our department is experiencing another use of deadly force incident,” Ake said.Multiple bystander videos were posted online of the incident, where the police car can be seen rolling over a person and continuing to move forward. Authorities from Pierce County are taking over the probe into the incident as an independent investigation team.

Tacoma Police and other law enforcement officers stand in an intersection near the site of a car crash on Jan. 23, 2021, in downtown Tacoma, Wash. At least one person was injured when a police car plowed through a crowd of people Saturday night who were watching a downtown street race, the Tacoma News-Tribune reported.

Ted S. Warren / APA crowd of about 100 people and several cars were blocking an intersection at Pacific Avenue when the department arrived downtown, according to a police statement. One Tacoma police car was then surrounded by the crowd and the officer inside struggled to remove himself.

“People hit the body of the police vehicle and its windows as the officer was stopped in the street,” the Tacoma police said. “The officer, fearing for his safety, tried to back up, but was unable to do so because of the crowd.”The officer then moved the car forward, with lights and sirens, striking at least one person. The condition of the individual, who was taken to a local hospital, is unknown.

Police said the officer stopped after moving some distance away and called for medical aid. The officer was not identified by police.Social media users referred to the event as a"car meet," with some accounts posting videos of people in cars doing donuts in the intersection while some in the crowd filmed on their phones. Videos posted of the car stunts in what appeared to be the same intersection showed similar tire marks in the road as those seen in videos posted of the Tacoma police vehicle.

Police did not characterize the crowd that blocked the Tacoma intersection. Read more: NBC News »

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Maybe they will think twice now about surrounding and endangering the officer. Rolling continuous cop porn on Corporate News, Hollywood and network TV doesn't help much. PoliceBrutality DefundThePolice Do the best you can with what you can while you can. It's time Mr. President JoeBiden to return hope and justice for diversity visa winners, we are suffering from PP10014. POTUS VP PressSec StateDept TravelGov AILANational DV2021 DV2020

...the crowd shouldn't have surrounded the police car... If I told you white cops attack black protestors, kill black people & not white insurrectionist mobs for the same reason people fear snakes, would you believe me? Beginner’s guide to why what’s happening in America is happening, by NoOneUnscripted

All of these people rioting should immediately be arrested protesting is legal this other crap is not. The minute they do anything violent or destructive that should be the end of it. Where the hell is the governor 😤 Well this isn't the first time the police need to do something, but it is the first time I'd seen it reported by the untrue media

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It wasnt a problem when they did it to the BLM protesters. What is the problem? When you're obviously responsible, you should be held accountable. Easy! Quit yapping and just do the right thing. Good!!! Get the fuck out of the street and quit blocking traffic. What would’ve been the alternative, you ask? Beaten police

They surrounded the vehicle and got ran the fuck over. Seems like maybe don’t attack a police vehicle and endanger someone’s life and maybe you won’t end up with tread marks on your chest. Start surrounding a police car and see what happens!!! Oh and you guys have been posting this video for days now. What’s the matter, not getting the responses you were looking for?

So much for deescalation. Good stay the hell home you got your welfare and section 8 homes still... Everyone who commented 'Good!' it's a sick fuck. It'll genuinely be funny when the pigs come for you and you need for help. Each similar event make it harder to believe there only a few bad apples and increases the probability something systematic needs to be done to remove those who do not live up to the oath and uniform...

If you don't attack and stand in front of police cars trying to block them you don't get run over 🙄 Maybe don’t block the police from doing their job They should have moved away Good Move bitch Has the officer at the wheel been taken into custody and charged with attempted murder yet? struggling and suffering! Trump doesn’t care about others. Let’s move on without him and and show that we are better than that, being thought as humane is really much better. Trump tried to sell us out A LOT!

Get out from in front of the cop car if you don’t want to get run over GTA MF!!! Ridiculous So it's probably not a good idea for an angry mob to attack a police car with officers in it right? 🔥🔥🔥😘🥰🥰🥰 Correct the headline, the officer ran over an entire CROWD not one fucken person! TheJusticeDept THIS NEEDS TO BE INVESTIGATED

social worker wouldn't had did that Play stupid games win stupid prizes. good So don't crowd around their car daring them to do it. That’s not what it shows it shows a police office being attacked by a mob and his only way I escape was to drive forward Jesus Chris rmsnbc why you do this why do you want people to hate cops

He ran over a fucken crowd, get it right one person my ass! It’s sad that so much chaos is going on that this is not in the headlines Happened on Biden’s watch Biden Play stupid games Reneami50020561 So they use huge vehicles like tanks to frighten protesters. And then drive off in a panic when the paint job is under threat? Fire snowflake cops.

Funny. In all my life I've never had a police car ride over me. To be fair I've never stood in the road with the intent to stop traffic. Initiate protect, serve procedures. badcops jailtime Anonymous source says it was a mechanical issue with the vehicle The people shouldn't have been attacking the police car in the first place. You know you see a car coming you get out of the way.

He just saved his life. Imagine what could have happen if he just stopped, he has driven to save his life And republicans keep crying about the protests as if they were even comparable. *THIS* is why folks are protesting. It's called POLICE BRUTALITY. Hahahaha, probably shouldn’t get in way of a car. Arrest him. Convict him. Then put him in gen pop of the roughest prison in the state and let him deal with being around the people he's probably already mistreated.

That’s great! Who’s next 🤣🤣🤣 Another hero being thrown under the bus by the leftist media. Free Ugandans from the Dictator Museven The cruiser was immediately surrounded by a violent mob who began beating on the car. Lock these violent lawbreakers up. Unfortunate that someone got hurt. Biden, wake up. Can't blame Trump anymore.

f bastard! ~white cops murders black people~ blacklivesmatter How shameful. The police is paid to take care of citizens not run over them. So I guess the cop is supposed to let them break his windows and beat him in the street to death - this shows how disrespectful these animals are to law enforcement!! Disgusting...

“Video shows angry mob attacking the police and the officer having no other option but to use his vehicle to get to safety.” Fixed it Nbc news genuinely believes cops should just stand there and be murdered by a mob. Amazing They need to know cops arent afraid Which on was the facist? The guy behind the wheel or the guy who got run over?

Enough you know a car goes forward and reverse before it got awful he could have backup turn around called in extra help still no excuse to run over people!! Why are the rioters not being charged with insurrection? Since they are trying to take over the city? So this is protecting and serving ? Police the police , these actions were both unlawful , criminal and despicably cowardly . The cop involved should face multiple felony criminal charges .

U show this but not the riots in Portland nice your narrative police r bad continues So I guess the cop is supposed to stay until they break through his window, pull him out, and beat him to death. So now can we admit that cops are thugs? My parents told me to not play in the streets. If you can't see the problem here, then you need to open your fucking eyes. ACAB

خاک بر سر کشوری که این جوری مردمش قانون شکنی میکنن How do you explain this away?