Rally Planned in Response to NYS Troopers Caught Assaulting Disabled Black Woman

New York State Troopers face backlash after brutally arresting a Black woman at the NYS Capitol

The first two arrests ordered by S.I. Marcus Walthour were Black women.

“Four Capitol police officers chose to use violence against Salka. After a tense verbal interaction with a Capitol police inspector, Salka turned and walked away in an attempt to de-escalate the situation. The [inspector] followed her. Then three officers threw her to the ground and the chief inspector joined the assault.”

Nate Hotchkiss was arrested and charged with several misdemeanors for his role in protecting Valerio.



“Unite, separately.”

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