NYPD Cops Charged with Beating Restrained Men Have Charges Thrown Out by Judge


Surveillance footage of Officers Tyrone Isaac and David Afanador beating 16-year-old Kahreem Tribble

NEW YORK — Three police officers indicted for assault had their charges thrown out by a judge Wednesday morning.

Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Danny Chun dropped charges of official misconduct against Joel Edouard, Tyrone Isaac, and David Afanador.

Officer Joel Edouard, 36, is still employed by the NYPD, despite also being charged for misdemeanor assault for a July 2014 beating he gave Jahmiel Cuffee while he was restrained in handcuffs and unarmed. The other officers

Officer Tyrone Isaac was charged for 16-year-old Kahreem Tribble in the face while he was restrained on August 29.

Officer David Afanador was charged for a separate incident for pistol whipping Tribble in the mouth during his arrest.

A surveillance video of the assault against Tribble is available below: