william melendez

"You were so into your bravado that you forgot the eye of justice was watching you and recording this disgusting beating," the judge said.
The jurors found former officer William Melendez guilty of assault with intent to do great bodily harm and of misconduct in office.
The former officer punched Floyd Dent in the head 16 times.
“The anger and the frustration is at the administration and the police department for not having any discretionary hiring
Melendez, who is free on bail, was fired by the city manager last month, before an internal police investigation of the car
Dent's attorney, Greg Rohl, commended the prosecutor for charging Melendez. But other officers also should be charged, Rohl
Dent, 57, was pulled over in Inkster, a suburb of Detroit, on Jan. 28. Dashcam video shows that within seconds of Melendez
Gregory Rohl, Dent's attorney, has said his client, who is black, was targeted because of his race. Dent elected to stay
The officers said Dent threatened to kill them, while Dent said he was being cooperative and it was the officers who made