Ex-NYPD police officer to face 4 year sentence over racism

An ex-NYPD cop is set to face a 4 year prison sentence for arresting a black man in Staten Island on a wrong charge.  The ex-cop is Daragjati, 33 years old, who pleaded guilty in January to two separate crimes, for extortion and civil-rights violations. On April 15, 2011, Daragjati falsely arrested Kenrick Gray, 32 years old, for resisting arrest after they exchanged words on the street.  After Gray was arrested ands spent two days in jail, Daragjati was caught bragging on a phone call that he “fried another n—-r.”   Gray is now suing Daragjati.  Read more

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