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El Jefe
04-21-2011, 10:59 AM
Cop goes RAGE on this girl.
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El Jefe
04-21-2011, 10:59 AM
Language Alert in video description.

luv
04-21-2011, 11:00 AM
Bored and going through youtube videos today?

RockChalk
04-21-2011, 11:00 AM
A bit excessive. Just a bit though

El Jefe
04-21-2011, 11:01 AM
Bored and going through youtube videos today?

Nah, another site I was on had posted them, and I hadn't seen them here. I don't get on youtube much.

Fritz88
04-21-2011, 11:05 AM
She needed some disciplining, but hitting her like that was a bit too much.

pr_capone
04-21-2011, 11:05 AM
I expected to see her whip the shoe at the cop. All she did was give it a gentle flip.

That cop went WAY overboard. Looks like he even punched her in the head twice after she was on the ground.

Pestilence
04-21-2011, 11:05 AM
This is old as hell.

Chiefnj2
04-21-2011, 11:06 AM
"The King County Prosecutor's Office said Friday that it will not pursue a third trial for former sheriff's Deputy Paul Schene after two juries were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether he assaulted a teenage girl during a videotaped confrontation in a holding cell."

Pestilence
04-21-2011, 11:06 AM
Oh.....and


STAY DOWN BITCH!!!!!

kysirsoze
04-21-2011, 11:06 AM
I'm usually pretty pro cop in these "police brutality" threads, but I cannot imagine why he felt it necessary to be that brutal. Maybe she had already assaulted a cop or two?

Fritz88
04-21-2011, 11:07 AM
The shit gets serious on this one. Two on three and they knock them the flip out.

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Don't miss the slip at 1:28

BCD
04-21-2011, 11:07 AM
I've seen this. Excessive force. I hope he was terminated.

kysirsoze
04-21-2011, 11:07 AM
"The King County Prosecutor's Office said Friday that it will not pursue a third trial for former sheriff's Deputy Paul Schene after two juries were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether he assaulted a teenage girl during a videotaped confrontation in a holding cell."

If this video really is the whole story then that's a shame and he deserved to be punished.

BCD
04-21-2011, 11:08 AM
The shit gets serious on this one. Two on three and they knock them the flip out

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The Poz
04-21-2011, 11:09 AM
Yeah, that cop's a real tough guy, beating the shit out of a 5 foot nothing girl for flipping her shoes at him. I wonder how he treats his wife when she talks back to him.

crazycoffey
04-21-2011, 11:12 AM
I've seen this. Excessive force. I hope he was terminated.

I don't think any of the 5 worked at taco bell....

Lzen
04-21-2011, 11:15 AM
"The King County Prosecutor's Office said Friday that it will not pursue a third trial for former sheriff's Deputy Paul Schene after two juries were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether he assaulted a teenage girl during a videotaped confrontation in a holding cell."

WTH? How can you come to any other verdict than he assaulted this girl?

I'm usually pretty pro cop in these "police brutality" threads, but I cannot imagine why he felt it necessary to be that brutal. Maybe she had already assaulted a cop or two?

No kidding. That was way overboard.

scott free
04-21-2011, 11:19 AM
This is old as hell.

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MOhillbilly
04-21-2011, 11:21 AM
cop fucks teen princess huh?

Rain Man
04-21-2011, 11:21 AM
The shit gets serious on this one. Two on three and they knock them the flip out.



Did those three guys jump out of a clown car or something? It looks like they started the fight, and none of the three had any business making a fist. The dude in the jersey danced around and then fought like a ten year-old girl, and the shirtless guy was less useful than a feather duster. The dude in the blue shirt actually tried, but made me laugh aloud when he pile-drove himself into the counter. Those guys should all take up refereeing.

On the original video, I can't believe that cop got away with that. The girl was an absolute moron at first, but if she acts like a three year old then you treat her like a three year old and keep her shoes or whatever. You don't beat her up. That was way way way over the line.

BCD
04-21-2011, 11:22 AM
I don't think any of the 5 worked at taco bell....Huh? I was referring to the video in the OP.

Donger
04-21-2011, 11:25 AM
I wonder if the cop is an Arab.

BCD
04-21-2011, 11:28 AM
"The King County Prosecutor's Office said Friday that it will not pursue a third trial for former sheriff's Deputy Paul Schene after two juries were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether he assaulted a teenage girl during a videotaped confrontation in a holding cell."Thats a fucking joke.

DBOSHO
04-21-2011, 11:29 AM
Way excessive. That cop better be unemployed.

crazycoffey
04-21-2011, 11:29 AM
Huh? I was referring to the video in the OP.


I know, I was trying to get a laugh...

crazycoffey
04-21-2011, 11:30 AM
I wonder if the cop is an Arab.


ROFL

Detoxing
04-21-2011, 11:31 AM
"The King County Prosecutor's Office said Friday that it will not pursue a third trial for former sheriff's Deputy Paul Schene after two juries were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether he assaulted a teenage girl during a videotaped confrontation in a holding cell."

Are you fucking kidding me? How the fuck can you look at that video and not determine that she was assaulted? JFC :facepalm:

He lunged at her, punched her in the face, swung her to the ground by her hair and punched her in the face some more.

GTFOH with that shit.

gawd that pisses me off...

Dayze
04-21-2011, 11:31 AM
yay law enforcement!

Donger
04-21-2011, 11:33 AM
ROFL

I'm serious.

dtebbe
04-21-2011, 11:34 AM
LOL, I think he came back in looking for teeth ROFL

DT

crazycoffey
04-21-2011, 11:35 AM
I'm serious.

I'm sure you are, I just found the question funny, and I kinda wish I would have thought of that

Chiefnj2
04-21-2011, 11:39 AM
Are you ****ing kidding me? How the **** can you look at that video and not determine that she was assaulted? JFC :facepalm:

He lunged at her, punched her in the face, swung her to the ground by her hair and punched her in the face some more.

GTFOH with that shit.

gawd that pisses me off...

"As jurors left the courthouse after a mistrial was declared, a male juror, who did not give his name, said of Schene's conduct, "It was a very strong show of force, but the fact she was not injured during the process shows he followed the techniques he was trained to use."

Detoxing
04-21-2011, 11:41 AM
"As jurors left the courthouse after a mistrial was declared, a male juror, who did not give his name, said of Schene's conduct, "It was a very strong show of force, but the fact she was not injured during the process shows he followed the techniques he was trained to use."

wow.

See, this is exactly why i don't like people.

El Jefe
04-21-2011, 11:55 AM
"As jurors left the courthouse after a mistrial was declared, a male juror, who did not give his name, said of Schene's conduct, "It was a very strong show of force, but the fact she was not injured during the process shows he followed the techniques he was trained to use."

Wow, what a joke.

scott free
04-21-2011, 11:58 AM
Like i said when this clip first came out, if i'm her dad, i'm out for revenge with a burning passion.

I'd take a handful of months in jail & probation to take care of that crap.

kysirsoze
04-21-2011, 12:00 PM
Like i said when this clip first came out, if i'm her dad, i'm out for revenge with a burning passion.

I'd take a handful of months in jail & probation to take care of that crap.

Might be a little far considering she wasn't injured. I'd be pissed of course, but I'd be pissed at her too. She's still a dumbass. (Your hypothetical daughter, not your real one.)

scott free
04-21-2011, 12:06 PM
Might be a little far considering she wasn't injured. I'd be pissed of course, but I'd be pissed at her too. She's still a dumbass. (Your hypothetical daughter, not your real one.)

Sure, she's a little dumbass, but how many teens arent? that guy went sooo far over what was called for its insane.

I'm betting he was a jailer, not a true cop, many jailers are some of the worst, overly aggressive dickbags to have ever been created. They see the worst of people for a few years & pretty soon they look at everyone like that.

Rudy lost the toss
04-21-2011, 12:08 PM
that cop just needs to go ahead and die

BCD
04-21-2011, 12:15 PM
"As jurors left the courthouse after a mistrial was declared, a male juror, who did not give his name, said of Schene's conduct, "It was a very strong show of force, but the fact she was not injured during the process shows he followed the techniques he was trained to use."The juror was probably a friend of the cop/jailer. I dont give a shit if she wasnt injured. Its his actions against her that warrant his termination.

Valiant
04-21-2011, 12:39 PM
There is a video on break.com. I'm on my phone or I would post I of an awesome cop.
This car is going slow in the passing lane, with a cop right behind him. Cop is riding his ass, like one foot away. Car does not speed up or get over. Cop throws his lights on to pull him over. Car moves to the right to be ticketed. As soon as the car gets two lanes over to the slow lane. Cop turns off his lights and gets back in the passing lane, slow car stays in the slow lane.


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RockChalk
04-21-2011, 12:43 PM
What is it with Seattle police and brutality? Wasn't there a video circulating a few months ago of a cop shooting a guy for no reason? I think the guy was crossing the street or something of that nature.

Mr. Flopnuts
04-21-2011, 12:46 PM
Shit is going down in Seattle frequently. Blame California. I do. It's why I left. :)

Spicy McHaggis
04-21-2011, 01:08 PM
You should see the video of when the cop is told they're out of lemon cream pie in the cafeteria. He loves lemon cream pie.

loochy
04-21-2011, 01:12 PM
You should see the video of when the cop is told they're out of lemon cream pie in the cafeteria. He loves lemon cream pie.

I gave your mom a lemon cream pie.

Spicy McHaggis
04-21-2011, 01:13 PM
I gave your mom a lemon cream pie.

MRS. McHAGGIS IS A SAINT!!!!!

Pitt Gorilla
04-21-2011, 01:17 PM
Some dudes just like to hit women. If they have a badge, it's actually ok.

loochy
04-21-2011, 01:17 PM
MRS. McHAGGIS IS A SAINT!!!!!

I will smash your face into a car windshield and then take your mother, Mrs. McHaggis, out for a nice seafood dinner and never call her again!

loochy
04-21-2011, 01:18 PM
Some dudes just like to hit women. If they have a badge, it's actually ok.

Just remember the old saying:

If they carry a badge
then they are probably a vag

Fishpicker
04-21-2011, 01:43 PM
"The King County Prosecutor's Office said Friday that it will not pursue a third trial for former sheriff's Deputy Paul Schene after two juries were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether he assaulted a teenage girl during a videotaped confrontation in a holding cell."

Friday 200X

Dave Lane
04-21-2011, 02:37 PM
Yeah, that cop's a real tough guy, beating the shit out of a 5 foot nothing girl for flipping her shoes at him. I wonder how he treats his wife when she talks back to him.

That.

Lzen
04-21-2011, 02:39 PM
I wonder if the cop is an Arab.

I dunno if he's an Arab, but he certainly is an A-hole.

Rausch
04-21-2011, 02:41 PM
I dunno if he's an Arab, but he certainly is an A-hole.

This...

Pants
04-21-2011, 02:49 PM
What is it with Seattle police and brutality? Wasn't there a video circulating a few months ago of a cop shooting a guy for no reason? I think the guy was crossing the street or something of that nature.

That cop was fresh from the sandbox and obviously came back all fucked up. Yeah, he shot a homeless dude carving a piece of wood multiple times and killed him on the spot. It was in broad daylight too.

Amnorix
04-21-2011, 02:52 PM
Holy crap. PUnches her in the face, runs her head into the wall, body slams her into the ground by her hair, jumps on her back then punches her back or the back of her head twice more when she is CLEARLY completely incapable of doing anything to resist.

And he gets off.

I hope to God he was fired. I can't believe the prosecution was unsuccessful. Any civil complaint would be a tough sell because cops have extra protections, but I hope she brings suit and wins because that was well beyond absolutely ridiculous. I believe the relevant test is a civil rights violation which means it must "shock the conscience". Well my conscience is pretty freaking shocked.

Dave Lane
04-21-2011, 02:57 PM
And knees her in the stomach

Just Passin' By
04-21-2011, 03:08 PM
I want to keep that jury as my personal jury. I'll be able to go around beating the shit out of everyone, and I'll get off by having my trainers assure them that I was doing it using techniques I was trained to use.

Valiant
04-21-2011, 05:25 PM
The shit gets serious on this one. Two on three and they knock them the flip out.

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Don't miss the slip at 1:28

Taco Bell fight?? When did taco bells get coke?? Me thinks the guy needs to rename that video..

CoMoChief
04-21-2011, 05:57 PM
Taco Bell fight?? When did taco bells get coke?? Me thinks the guy needs to rename that video..

looks like a chipolte....kinda

crazycoffey
04-21-2011, 05:59 PM
looks like a chipolte....kinda


well, I hope we figure it out, it could change everything about this video and the fight it's of.

kysirsoze
04-21-2011, 06:13 PM
well, I hope we figure it out, it could change everything about this video and the fight it's of.

El Pollo Loco. Bank it.

KingPriest2
04-21-2011, 06:31 PM
http://www.seattlepi.com/default/article/Beating-caught-on-police-video-1301303.php


Beating caught on police video
Tape shows officer kicking, striking teenager
By SCOTT GUTIERREZ, P-I REPORTER
Published 10:00 p.m., Friday, February 27, 2009
A video showing a King County Sheriff's deputy pummeling a 15-year-old girl in a holding cell was released Friday over the strenuous objections of the officer's attorney.

The case goes beyond police misconduct, County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said in a prepared statement.

"It's about criminal misconduct. And that's why he needs to be prosecuted," he said.

The video of the Nov. 29 incident was disclosed Friday, one day after Deputy Paul Schene, 31, pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor assault in King County District Court.

Schene, an eight-year veteran, works out of Precinct 4, which covers SeaTac, Burien and high crime areas in White Center and Skyway.

He is the third sheriff's deputy since 2006 to face charges on allegations of excessive force. All three are from the Burien precinct.

A detective assigned to the girl's case discovered the video Dec. 1 and immediately forwarded it to supervisors.

The Seattle P-I requested a copy of the holding cell video and all reports from the incident under the state's open records law. A judge on Thursday denied a request from Schene's attorney to bar the video from public disclosure.

"We take this very seriously and we're very concerned about this," sheriff's Sgt. Jim Laing said Friday. An internal investigation would begin after the criminal case is finished.

The girl was arrested after she was caught in her parents' car, which had been reported stolen from her parents' Tukwila home. Deputy Travis Brunner spotted the car driving without headlights about 3:45 a.m. on 32nd Avenue South in SeaTac and pulled it over.

She and another 15-yearold girl were arrested and taken to SeaTac City Hall to be fingerprinted before being transported to the youth detention center.

The P-I is not naming the girl because she is a minor.

The deputies apparently didn't know until later that the girl, who was in the passenger seat, was related to the car's owner.

"We had argued strenuously that the videotape released to the media this morning not be released because it does not tell the whole story of the incident," attorney Anne Bremner said in a statement.

"As we argued to the judge, it will inflame public opinion and will severely impact the deputy's right to a fair trial."

The video shows Schene and Brunner as they escorted the girl into the holding cell. Schene had asked her to remove her basketball shoes, and, as she slipped out of her left shoe, she appeared to kick it at Schene.

Schene then lunged through the door and kicked her, striking either her stomach or upper thigh area, court documents say. He pushed her against a corner wall before flinging her to the floor by her hair. He then squatted down on her and made "two overhead strikes," although it's unclear where the blows landed.

The detective who reviewed the video said it appeared Schene and Brunner had the girl under control when Schene struck her. Schene, who is 6 feet 2 and weighs 195 pounds, did not explain his action to investigators, court documents say.

He and the girl exchanged words. Brunner said she was "real lippy" after being informed she was under arrest and called them "fat pigs."

The Sheriff's Office policy manual says deputies should use physical or deadly force only when "necessary to effect an arrest, to defend themselves or others from violence, or to otherwise accomplish police duties according to law."

Schene could face up to a year in jail if convicted. He has been on administrative leave since early December.

The girl said that she couldn't breathe after the incident, prompting the deputies to call paramedics.

Paramedics decided that she didn't require hospitalization. Felony charges require proof of serious injury.

"If the matter were to go to trial, he could face additional charges," said Ian Goodhew, deputy chief of staff in the Prosecutor's Office.



In his own report from the incident, Schene wrote that the shoe hit him in the right shin, "causing injury and pain." He wrote that he "placed" her into handcuffs and that she needed medical attention for a "panic attack."

He said a "blood filled pocket" formed on his shin, requiring treatment at Auburn General Hospital, according to his report. The video, however, appears to show his shin strike a metal toilet as he pushes the girl against the wall.

The girl told investigators that she didn't intend for the shoe to hit him, court documents say.

Schene had previously been in the news in 2006 after he fatally shot Pedro Jo, a mentally ill man, during a struggle after a traffic stop on Interstate 5. It was the second officer-involved shooting of his career.

An inquest jury ruled the shooting was justified. Jo viciously attacked Schene, trying to strangle him with his own radio cord.

Jo then ran back to his car and disobeyed Schene's orders to stop. Schene said he saw Jo reach for something in the seat, so Schene fired 11 times after Jo ran back to his car.

Shortly after the shooting while on administrative leave, Schene was stopped for driving under the influence.

He had been drinking and taking prescription medication, according to court records. He received a deferred sentence and was placed on probation, records show.

Schene works in an urban precinct with higher rates of violent crime and gang activity than other precincts. Officers assigned there more often report having to use physical force in arrest situations, Laing said.

Schene is the second officer from the precinct in three months to face charges. In addition, a third deputy, Brian Bonnar, was acquitted in January of civil rights violations during a trial in U.S. District Court. Bonnar, who patrolled in the precinct, was accused by other deputies of using excessive force on a woman who'd been restrained after a high-speed pursuit.

Legal costs for Bonnar's private attorneys, David Allen and Todd Maybrown, as well as lawyer costs for other deputies involved, cost the county's insurer $315,000, according to records the P-I obtained.

In December, Deputy Don Griffee was charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly punching a handcuffed male suspect. The state Attorney General's Office is prosecuting the case

KingPriest2
04-21-2011, 06:33 PM
http://jonathanturley.org/2009/09/29/seattle-officer-fired-over-videotaped-beating-of-teenage-girl-in-cell/

KingPriest2
04-21-2011, 06:37 PM
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2012317057_schene10m.html
Originally published Friday, July 9, 2010 at 10:52 AM


No third trial for ex-deputy accused of assaulting girl in holding cell

The King County Prosecutor's Office said Friday that it will not pursue a third trial for former Sheriff's Deputy Paul Schene after two juries were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether he assaulted a teenage girl during a videotaped confrontation in a holding cell.

By Steve Miletich and Mike Carter

Seattle Times staff reporters


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The King County Prosecutor's Office said Friday that it will not pursue a third trial for former sheriff's Deputy Paul Schene after two juries were unable to reach a unanimous verdict on whether he assaulted a teenage girl during a videotaped confrontation in a holding cell.

"Given that two juries were unable to reach a unanimous verdict, which requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors believe that a third trial is unwarranted," the Prosecutor's Office said in a written statement.

Schene's first trial ended in January with jurors split 11-1 in favor of conviction, while jurors in his second trial deadlocked 11-1 last week to acquit him.

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg said Friday that his office asked jurors in both trials to "take police misconduct and put a label of criminal misconduct on it. And they were not able to do that."

Schene's attorney, Peter Offenbecher, of Seattle, said Friday, "We're gratified Dan Satterberg has thought carefully about it and made what we think is the right decision."

Schene, 32, who took the witness stand to defend himself before both juries, is fighting to get his job back with the King County Sheriff's Office. But Schene is "thinking about his options," Offenbecher said, including whether he wants to work for the Sheriff's Office.

The two trials, without a conviction, put a "tremendous emotional strain on him and his family" and has "taken a lot out of him," Offenbecher said.

Schene still might want to work for another law enforcement agency, Offenbecher said.

In both trials, Senior Deputy Prosecutor Gary Ernsdorff asked jurors to find that Schene used unreasonable force when he kicked, grabbed and twice punched Malika Calhoun, then 15, after she flipped an athletic shoe at him when she was told to remove her shoes at the door to the cell.

The incident was captured on videotape by surveillance cameras inside SeaTac City Hall, where Calhoun and a female friend were being booked Nov. 29, 2008, for allegedly stealing her guardian's car.

The case attracted intense interest after the release of the video in February 2009, shortly after Schene was charged with fourth-degree assault, a misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in jail and a $5,000 fine.

During closing arguments in the second trial, Offenbecher said his client had to make a "split-second decision" when Calhoun kicked her sneaker at him, and his decision was to quickly get the girl under control.


"He did it the way he was trained to do it. It was a textbook example," Offenbecher said of Schene's response.

As jurors left the courthouse after a mistrial was declared, a male juror, who did not give his name, said of Schene's conduct, "It was a very strong show of force, but the fact she was not injured during the process shows he followed the techniques he was trained to use."

The prosecution didn't prove beyond a reasonable doubt that unreasonable and unnecessary force was used, the juror said.

Jurors who voted 11-1 to convict in Schene's is first trial believed he followed accepted training techniques, but the majority ultimately concluded he did not need to use those techniques in the first place to subdue Calhoun, the chief juror said in an interview in February.

Schene could have shut the cell door or yelled at Calhoun, the juror said.

Satterberg, in explaining his decision not to try Schene a third time, noted the "combined score" of 12 to 12 over two trials, saying sometimes a "no-decision is still a decision."

While people have formed their own opinions about what they saw on the videotape, jurors were careful in reaching their own decisions, Satterberg said.

Police officers are asked to do difficult work, and jurors were "reluctant to take these facts and label them a crime," Satterberg said.

Schene was fired because of the incident, but he is challenging the action in an arbitration that was put on hold pending the outcome of the criminal case. Sheriff Sue Rahr will make her case to an arbitrator to uphold Schene's termination, sheriff's spokesman Sgt. John Urquhart said last week.

Satterberg said his office will now turn its attention to defending the firing, to make sure Schene doesn't wear the "badge of sheriff's deputy again."

Schene also remains under scrutiny by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) for a possible criminal civil-rights prosecution. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Seattle has said it has been monitoring the case since the videotape was first made public.

"Now that there have been two trials, we have a very complete record to review" with lawyers from the DOJ's Civil Right's Division in Washington, D.C., said spokeswoman Emily Langlie. Lawyers from he division consult with the local office and must sign off on any case before charges are filed.

Langlie said there is "no timetable" for a decision.

Such prosecutions are extremely rare in the Western District of Washington, where the U.S. Attorney's Office has filed only one criminal civil-rights case against a law-enforcement officer in its history. That case, tried in 2008, resulted in an acquittal of former King County sheriff's Deputy Brian Bonnar, who was accused of violating the civil rights of a woman he helped arrest in October 2005.

Calhoun sued the county over the incident. The case was settled last year, with the county paying $125,000 into a trust in her name, according to the King County Prosecutor's Office.

Third trials are rare in criminal cases in King County

In 2000, the Prosecutor's Office decided not to try a third time to convict a former Seattle homicide detective charged with theft.

The decision ended the case against Earl "Sonny" Davis Jr., and closed a difficult chapter for the Seattle Police Department. that ushered in citizen oversight of internal discipline in the department.

In the first trial, a jury deadlocked 7-5 in 1999 in favor of acquitting Davis on a charge he stole $10,000 from a crime scene in 1996. Prosecutors alleged that Davis returned most of the money the next day, but kept an unknown amount.

Davis' second trial, in 2000, also ended in a mistrial after jurors split 11-1, with the majority leaning toward a conviction.

Davis, who retired, had denied guilt, saying his former partner concocted the story.

KingPriest2
04-21-2011, 06:41 PM
Trial begins for ex-deputy accused of assault in jail cell
Former King County sheriff's deputy Paul Schene feared for his safety and applied standard techniques to subdue a suspect during a videotaped altercation with a teenage girl in a holding cell, Schene's lawyer said today in opening statements of his assault trial.

By Steve Miletich

Seattle Times staff reporter

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Former King County sheriff's deputy Paul Schene feared for his safety and applied standard techniques to subdue a suspect during a videotaped altercation with a teenage girl in a holding cell, Schene's lawyer said today in opening statements of his assault trial.

"He did exactly what he was trained to do under these circumstances," said Seattle attorney Peter Offenbecher, who told the jury that his client faced increasingly belligerent behavior from Malika Calhoun, then 15, as he booked her for investigation of stealing a car.

Offenbecher said the behavior culminated with Calhoun kicking a shoe toward Schene's groin. Schene then decided to keep her from trying to hit him by kicking her other shoe at him, Offenbecher said.

Schene, 32, rushed the girl, grabbed her hair, pushed her against a wall, wrestled her to the ground and punched her twice in the shoulders in order to handcuff her, Offenbecher said, offering the first public explanation of the highly publicized event on Nov. 29, 2008, at a SeaTac City Hall holding cell.

Schene is charged with one count of fourth-degree assault, a misdemeanor. He was fired from the sheriff's office in September.

Offenbecher's portrayal sharply contrasted with Deputy Prosecutor Gary Ernsdorff's depiction of a deputy who lost control after engaging in a running verbal battle with Calhoun and a second teenage girl who was driving the car.

Schene told the girls they were ugly, had acne and were stupid, said Ernsdorff, who played a surveillance video of the incident to the jury.

Schene also asked the girls whether they were prostitutes, prompting Calhoun to respond, "Why don't you ask your wife?" Ernsdorff told the King County Superior Court jury.

Ernsdorff said Schene's rookie partner that night, Travis Brunner, will testify that Schene became "pissed off" during the verbal exchange.

When Calhoun was asked to remove her Nike athletic shoes before being placed in the holding cell, she kicked one shoe that landed near the deputies, Ernsdorff said.

Brunner will testify he didn't see the shoe hit Schene or raise any concern with him about an injury, the prosecutor said.

Schene then rushed into the cell, where he kicked and punched Calhoun, slammed her against the wall near a toilet, threw her to the floor and punched her twice in the head while applying his 6-foot-2-inch, 200-pound frame to her 5-foot-4, 130-pound body, Ernsdorff said.



Both Brunner and the other girl, who was in a different holding cell, heard Calhoun pleading, "I'm not resisting. I'm not resisting. I'm not resisting" as Schene attacked her, Ernsdorff said.

Calhoun was so scared during the confrontation that she wet her pants and had a panic attack, Ernsdorff said.

Offenbecher, in his remarks, told jurors that Schene asked the girls if they were prostitutes because they had been driving in a "particularly tough area" known for prostitution and drug dealing.

Schene wanted to know in case he needed to pass the information to social workers or probation officers at the King County juvenile detention center, Offenbecher said.

During the altercation, Calhoun taunted the deputies, calling them "lazy fat pigs" while hurling profanities at them, Offenbecher said.

Calhoun also specifically asked where the camera was located in the cell before kicking her shoes at Schene, Offenbecher said.

Offenbecher said the first shoe missed Schene's groin and hit one of his legs.

Schene's trial began in November, but was recessed until this week when it was disclosed that Christopher Monfort, the accused killer of Seattle police Officer Timothy Brenton on Halloween, might have been motivated by the Schene case. Jury selection was delayed because of concerns about the timing of the proceedings.

Calhoun sued the county and the case was settled in April, with the county paying $125,000 into a trust in the girl's name, according to the King County Prosecutor's Office

JD10367
04-21-2011, 06:46 PM
Cop goes RAGE on this girl.
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That cop should absolutely be fired, arrested, and thrown in jail to get assfucked. That was pure bullshit. She tossed a shoe at him, and he proceeded to a.) kick her, b.) punch her dead in the face, c.) slam her into a wall, d.) grab her by the hair and slam her to the ground, and finally, worst of all, e.) once she was face down and in the process of being cuffed he punched her twice in the head. After a.) the rest was unnecessary. It was a freakin' teenage girl, not an MMA fighter. There are two types of cops: the kind who do their job well because they care, and the kind who became cops to abuse their power. That assfuck is obviously the second type.

JD10367
04-21-2011, 06:50 PM
I don't think any of the 5 worked at taco bell....

Nice avatar. Scott McCloud kicked my ass in chess once.

crazycoffey
04-21-2011, 06:59 PM
Nice avatar. Scott McCloud kicked my ass in chess once.

I know very little about him, comic writer type, went to Dartmouth, but I just picked the avatar from the dane mccloud search. Needed to change up from calvin for a while.

JD10367
04-21-2011, 07:16 PM
I know very little about him, comic writer type, went to Dartmouth, but I just picked the avatar from the dane mccloud search. Needed to change up from calvin for a while.

He wrote a comic book called Zot, but is best known for the illustrated work "Understanding Comics" (and its follow-ups) where he breaks down the history of comics, how they work, why they work, etc.,. Excellent work. I worked with his wife for a few years around 1988-1990 and somehow ended up at his 30th birthday party (where IIRC the chess ass-kicking took place).

aturnis
04-21-2011, 09:33 PM
One of the more appalling things about the video for me is that his partner kind of went with the flow and let it happen. I would have knocked that fucker out...

spida_man23
04-21-2011, 09:37 PM
Yeah typical pig... Can beat the shit out a little girl and get off with a smack on the hand... Don't you just love our justice system...

KingPriest2
04-21-2011, 09:38 PM
One of the more appalling things about the video for me is that his partner kind of went with the flow and let it happen. I would have knocked that ****er out...

I agree He was also in training If you read the article he did testify agaisnt him It also a crock both cops filed 3rd degree assault charges against the girl when the cop is only charged with a 4th

JD10367
04-21-2011, 09:39 PM
Similar case going on here in RI (for which I was actually preselected in jury duty for the pool... thank God I told them I was going on vacation, 'cause the trial started in early April and is still going on). Perp was handcuffed and being taken by two officers, a third walked in from the side of the frame (because, of course, it was being videotaped) and whacked the guy with his flashlight twice. No good reason at all, the perp was already cuffed and under control. There's justifiable and reasonable force needed to subdue a perp, and then there's overkill. In the old days, before everyone had a video camera in their cellphone and before YouTube, you could smack a suspect around any way you saw fit. No longer. The cops have to learn the new rules, as established by the Rodney King case, namely: if you're gonna beat up a perp, make damn sure there isn't a camera rolling somewhere.

spida_man23
04-21-2011, 09:41 PM
she didn't even flick it at him just genitally kicked it off her foot ... then bam face plant in the wall and then an ass beatin....

JD10367
04-21-2011, 09:43 PM
she didn't even flick it at him just genitally kicked it off her foot ....

:eek:

Whoa! That beats firing ping-pong balls any day! If she can blow her shoes off, I wanna date that chick!

KingPriest2
04-21-2011, 10:21 PM
Here is another video it shows where her shoe goes it looks like it hits his hand He claims he recieved a big bruise and it bled LOL must be a wuss

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Direckshun
04-21-2011, 11:02 PM
That.

This...

The other!

ForeverChiefs58
04-21-2011, 11:43 PM
need more with this demenor
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BCD
04-22-2011, 06:03 AM
Well, at least he was fired.

TheGuardian
04-22-2011, 07:26 AM
If for whatever reason, my daughter was in that position and he assaulted her like that, I'd find him off duty and make sure he spent the rest of his life drinking from a straw.

ForeverChiefs58
04-22-2011, 07:38 AM
If for whatever reason, my daughter was in that position and he assaulted her like that, I'd find him off duty and make sure he spent the rest of his life drinking from a straw.

this.