Of course before the video surfaced, the Officer signed a sworn statement that the cyclist intentionally ran his bike into the Officer.
The videotape has raised concerns about police Officer Patrick Pogan's sworn account that the bicyclist deliberately drove into him last Friday evening during a Critical Mass bicycle ride in Times Square, a source said.
After the videotape surfaced, the NYPD took away Pogan's badge and gun, temporarily placing him on desk duty. The Manhattan district attorney also announced that it was investigating the incident, WNBC-TV in New York reported.
I read the story here. Thank goodness someone was filming. It's becoming a frightening necessity I suppose.