An NYPD officer provided to let a Brooklyn lady slide on a pot possession bust if she lifted her shirt and confirmed him her breasts, in line with courtroom paperwork.
Jasmine Campbell stated the incident occurred throughout a automotive cease in East New York in 2015. Campbell was arrested for possession of marijuana and resisting arrest, however not earlier than Officer Javier Munoz, in line with the girl, handled her like a trashy whore.
“He stated to me, `Effectively, do you need to present me one thing?’ ” Campbell stated of the officer she claimed was looking at her chest. “I then stated no once more. That is thrice I stated no to his questions.”
Then she stepped out of the automotive together with her palms up.
“They began laughing at me,” Campbell stated. “Certainly one of them stated, `What, are you attempting to offer us a hug?’ ”
Campbell, 25, stated she obtained a desk look ticket, however the ordeal induced her to overlook her school midterm. She stated she was not in a position to take a make-up examination, and received a decrease grade within the class.
Campbell was a pupil at John Jay College on the time.
She stated her pal insisted to cops that that the weed was his, however they cuffed and processed her anyway.
Her case was dismissed after a couple of courtroom appearances, she stated, however the expertise was humiliating.
Campbell stated town provided her $2,500 to settle the case, a sum she shortly rejected.
“What’s worse for me is I’ve to be within the courtroom with all these individuals who in all probability actually did dangerous issues,” she stated. “I really feel like I don’t belong right here. That is embarrassing.”
Campbell stated she has since been pulled over by different officers who’ve been sexually inappropriate.
“It’s a continuing factor happening in New York with the cops that they’re simply utilizing their badges to i assume sexually harass ladies,” Campbell stated. “That is why I am so glad to be going to regulation faculty in Florida. I don’t even need to stay right here anymore.”
She stated she probably desires to observe legal regulation to assist individuals in related conditions.