Maryland Cop Drives Knee Into Handcuffed Teen’s Head, Cop Is Charged

A Montgomery County police officer was filmed driving his knee into the back of the head of a teen, smashing his face into the concrete, in Silver Spring, Maryland on July 3.

The Washington Post reports that Officer Kevin Moris is charged with one count each of second-degree assault and misconduct in office. Montgomery’s acting police chief, Marcus Jones, said the video showed “troubling evidence” that excessive force was used during the encounter outside a cDonald’s restaurant.

(Sources: PLU$XANZ/Twitter, The Washington Post)

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