So Sad: NYPD Cop Calls 16-Year-Old Harlem Student A “F**king Mutt”

October 10, 2012  |  



From Black Voices

In shocking new audio recording of the NYPD performing a stop-and-frisk of a 16-year-old Harlem student, police officers are heard calling the teenager a “f**king mutt,” and threatening him with repeated violence.

The profanity-laced clip, obtained by The Nation, exposes extremely racist and violent attitudes held by the three plainclothes officers who stopped the student, named Alvin, simply because he “kept looking back” at them.

In the two-minute recording, Alvin is repeatedly heard asking the officers why they’ve stopped him, to which none of the officers provide a legitimate answer. Instead, the officers attempt to intimidate him with threats to “break [his] fucking arm” and punch him in the face.

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