(ReliableNews.org) – Outrageous displays of public contempt for law enforcement officers have broken out from coast to coast after more than a year of violent protests and calls to “defund the police.” An alarming example of this trend recently took place at Miami International Airport.
On Monday, December 20, a bystander named Mike Majlak captured much of it on video. The clip shows an armed police officer attempting to restrain an individual in the background. A large crowd moved closer as the suspect fought back.
so this is currently happening at miami international pic.twitter.com/LTukGpHx7d
— Mike Majlak (@mikemajlak) December 20, 2021
The situation quickly degraded as several other people jumped into the middle of the altercation to help the suspect break free. The police officer tried backing away from the crowd as all hell began breaking loose. A microphone can be seen dangling from its spiral cord as the officer continues backing away from his assailants.
The video ends with the police officer drawing his firearm and backing away from the crowd. As one might expect, the group quickly started backing away.
Local NBC-affiliate WTVJ later reported the altercation began when an unruly traveler blocked an airport worker from driving through the crowd using a transport cart. The man reportedly hopped on the cart, broke the ignition key, and refused to exit the vehicle.
Miami-Dade police officers took two men into custody on unspecified charges.
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