Regarding police harassment of the man who filmed the incident, the lawsuit states, in part,
"defendant Taketa came to wit 1's residence several times and treated him as though he were the suspect. taketa asked wit1 at one point that if he felt the traffic officer was using excessive force why didnt he step in to help. Taketa's tone and accusations were reportedly threatening to wit 1 and made the witness feel as though his own credibility was going to be smeared.
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