Disturbing footage has been released online showing a group of young children kicking, hitting and abusing police in St. Paul. Minnesota,
The footage was recorded last week when police were at a home to issue a search warrant in search of a murder suspect.
The children, many of whom are so young they are still wearing diapers, can be seen physically punching a cop in the thighs.
‘F*** off b****!’ A child repeats this several times before slapping the officer and then succumbs in anger.
Only police officers could see St Paul’s police as they were abused by young children in the street
Footage shot on the streets of St. Paul, Minnesota shows young children beating and cursing police officers
Police were on the spot to make a search warrant for a murder suspect
An onlooker can be heard encouraging the children to say the words ‘Oreo Head’, a direct reference to a black police officer who was present at the scene.
The children continue to beat up the police with their small fists, while officers can be seen trying to pacify them. Police could be seen arriving, but the youths kept jumping.
All officers managed to show restraint against children who were easily turned away.
Sheila Qualls wrote, ‘Children who could not read or cross the street used abusive language and insulted law enforcement officers. Alpha News.
‘They abused, abused and hit the police officers with fists. This video is shameful. heart melting. This is disturbing for law enforcement officers who face this behavior on a daily basis. This must be frightening for all of us. It must be shameful for leaders who have failed to lead a community toward virtue and morality,’ Quoles wrote.
‘We can do better, and we should. Let’s stop playing politics with our children’s lives. I do not believe that this is what civil rights leaders wanted for the future of the black community. These children and our country deserve better.
DailyMail.com has contacted the police force for comment on the interactions with the children.
Children punched, kicked, cursed and pelted stones at police and were encouraged by the onlookers
The officers who showed restraint easily drove the children away
The video went viral on Twitter and many users were shocked by what they saw.
‘These are not the parents, there is so much violence and hatred in this child that I don’t think he has ever read a person, make him a meal he can rely on daily. Hug her everyday. He’s only seen the ugliness and can’t imagine how he speaks and gets beaten up daily, this he knows,’ Christiana Si tweeted.
‘So much anger. This is not normal for a child. Not even out of the ordinary on the street, supervised, in their underwear. Neglected, abused and completely devoid of hope. Why are we as a culture accepting this? And how do we rotate it? No child should live like this,” Rochelle Wentz said.
Charlie Theriault shared, ‘If I had acted like this, I would have been in big trouble with my father.’
‘No discipline makes a man an animal. It is discipline that makes us less like animals and more like angels,’ said another user.
‘It’s certainly learned hate. And the language is disgusting, not cute or funny. If they have no respect for authority, they probably will have no respect for teachers either,’ wrote another Twitter user.
The video went viral on Twitter and many users were shocked by what they saw
A little boy can be seen hitting a police officer
The young man fell on the ground to vent his anger on the police officers
Some of the children who were present could be seen young enough to wear diapers
Crime has been on the rise in the Minneapolis and St. Paul suburbs over the past two years.
number of murders in Minnesota The number rose an alarming 58 per cent in 2020 and set a new record as the state became the focus of demands to ‘defame’ the police in the wake of whose murder. George FloydNew data show.
According to the state, in 2020, 185 people were murdered across the state, which is the biggest and sharpest increase so far from 117 a year ago. uniform crime report,
“A large number of crimes can be a one-person crime wave, especially in a relatively sparsely populated suburban area,” said Chris Eugen, a professor and criminologist at the University of Minnesota. Star Tribune.
‘Then the numbers go up, and the fear goes up, but it may still be a relatively small number of people who are actually doing the activities.’
A protester marches with a defiance police sign in St. Paul, Minnesota in the summer of 2020
Members of the Minnesota State Patrol stand guard with batons in hand during a demonstration on the grounds of the State Capitol in St. Paul in June 2020
Violent crime has increased in the Twin Cities with a record 135 homicides in 2021. This has been compared to 22 in 2019.
While the suburbs did not see an increase in violent crimes, almost all did see an increase in property crimes, including theft.
Crime began to rise significantly in 2020 with a summer of riots and protests.
Minneapolis was at the center of protests and riots following the death of George Floyd, who was killed during talks with city police.
“You have the unrest, you have the pandemic, you have the death of George Floyd, you have Don’t Right next year,” said Jeff Hargarten, a data journalist for the Star Tribune.
There has been an alarming 58 percent increase in the number of homicides in Minnesota over the past 2020
According to annual statistics overall crime in St. Paul increased by 15 percent