The news is out: [A police officer has been suspended after video emerged of him brandishing his gun at a Black doctor parking on his own driveway in Colorado.
Media outlet 9News said Dr. P J Parmar lodged a complaint with the Aurora Police Department, saying he was confronted by the officer in an incident he believes was racially motivated.
Parmar said: “He jumped out of his car, told me to get my bleeping hands in the air and was right at my door with his gun at my head.”
Footage from the officer’s body camera appears to support Parmar’s account of the incident.
Parmar told the officer he owned the property, but was still questioned.
Parmar is the owner and founder of Mango House in Aurora, which provides aid for refugees at two sites, one in Galena Street and another at East Colfax Avenue.
Parmar told reporters his ordeal began when he was trying to drop off some Boy Scout equipment at the Galena Street address and found a police car blocking his way.
Parmar said he sounded his horn. Instead of moving, the officer leaped out of his car and held the doctor at gunpoint,
The Aurora Police Department has now sent Parmar a letter informing him the officer was being suspended for 40 hours and was also being ordered to receive additional training.]
Accept whatever demeaning things they will put you through, then, when they put their tails between their legs, sue the bastards.