The news is out: [A lawsuit filed in Kansas City alleges a sheriff’s deputy purposefully ran over a Black former police detective.
The former detective, 35-year-old Lionel Womack, alleged in the suit filed on Thursday that he was seriously injured after Kiowa County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Rodriguez intentionally ran over him on Aug. 15, the Associated Press reported.
Dashcam footage from the encounter shows a sheriff’s deputy patrol truck driving over a shirtless Black man who was running in a field at night earlier this year.
The former officer Womack involved in the arrest said he believes most officers are good, adding that he believes in “blue brotherhood.” ]
His “brother” ran over him and the DAN is happy. But he is suing.