Why “Criminals” Should Have Rights

So this is pretty damn vile:

After being detained for about 45 minutes, [William D.] Clark was taken to St. Margaret Mercy Hospital where he voluntarily provided a blood sample that produced a 0.07 blood alcohol content reading, just under the 0.08 legal limit. Officer Djukic was unsatisfied with this result and demanded Clark provide a “voluntary” urine sample.

After drinking a cup of water, Clark was unable to perform on demand while being watched. He asked for a second glass of water, but Officer Djukic refused to wait and ordered Clark to be physically restrained in a bed while a nurse stripped Clark and used a catheter to forcibly extract fluid from his bladder.

“These actions were painful, degrading and humiliating, done against plaintiff’s will, and without a proper warrant, irrespective of any alleged probable cause,” McEuen wrote.

Moral of the story: if law enforcement thinks you’re guilty, then by God they will do whatever it takes to prove their point, due process be damned.

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