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"The lack of meaningful discipline for the NYPD officer found guilty of using excessive force against me, while I was simply waiting outside of my hotel, is indicative of a broken disciplinary system."
The NYPD officer who arrested and wrongfully tackled James Blake has announced that he plans on suing the retired tennis star, along with a host of other parties who allegedly wronged him.
Despite the retired tennis star's best efforts, the cop is expected to keep his job, and any potential repercussions for Frascatore are likely to be doled out in secret.
Office James Frascatore maintained that he handled the botched arrest correctly, citing safety concerns as a justification for the tackle and for not immediately identifying himself as a cop.
The NYPD officer who former tennis star James Blake in 2015 has rejected a plea deal that would've allowed him to avoid a public disciplinary hearing.
As part of the deal, the Civilian Complaint Review Board will create a new position tasked with helping people navigate the complaint process.
Frascatore's punishment will ultimately be determined by Police Commissioner Bill Bratton.
But it would still be up to the NYPD how to discipline and retrain "overly-aggressive police officers."
"Ironically, I actually have a twin brother, and he's not James Blake, and I don't think he looks like James Blake either."
"Your uninformed rhetoric is inflammatory and only serves to worsen police/community relations."
"I am determined to use my voice to turn this unfortunate incident into a catalyst for change in the relationship between the police and the public they serve."
The 60-second surveillance video begins with Blake leaning against a column at the hotel's entrance looking at his cellphone.
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