Bodycam Shows Police Using Excessive Force on Drug Addict

Bodycam video released by Evansville police shows officers using excessive force on a drug addict following a burglary call. The suspect, 36-year old Mark Healy was reportedly burglarizing a garage at around 2 AM early Saturday morning. Officers apprehended Healy and proceeded to search him. In that search one officer was poked by a syringe, prompting the excessive force incident where he physically beat the handcuffed suspect.

Following this incident police chief Billy Bolin requested three officers be terminated and a fourth demoted. All officers are also currently on administrative leave. As for the suspect, he was taken to Vanderburgh County Jail where he’s facing battery, burglary, resisting law enforcement, and meth possession charges.

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