But the fiasco didn't end. When she returned, her son was struggling with a black and blue, swollen leg. After he was taken to Kings County Medical Center, X-rays revealed a fractured leg.
The family's lawyer, Anthony Ofodile, said:
I’ve seen a lot of police brutality cases, but nothing as low as this, kicking a 10-year-old boy.Amazingly, Courtney's aspirations for law enforcement have not been dampened by the experience - it appears his determination has only increased:
I told my mom being a detective would be cool. I want to be a better detective than the one who did this.
In regards to her son, and an officer's behavior with her, she is seeking unspecified amounts in a lawsuit that will focus on civil rights violations. The Internal Affairs Bureau has opened an investigation based on the allegations.
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