“Houston police arrested Davon Shavelle Miller, 17, after he had a fight with an officer that was caught on video and posted to Facebook. An officer pulled over Miller, who was driving a car connected to an aggravated robbery and shooting in Harris County, the Houston Police Department said. Miller got out of the car and ran, the Police Department said, and the officer chased and tackled him.” That report is from click2houston.com.
A struggle ensued, with the officer and another bystander attempting to subdue Miller. Then the perp tried to grab the cop’s gun. The entire incident was, of course, filmed by multiple bystanders intent on recording the goings on for posterity and potential Facebook fame.
One of those Scorsese wannabes was a uniformed security guard who seemed most concerned with getting a good 360 Steadicam view of the arrest.
Another bystander, dressed like a security guard, who appears to be recording on her phone, walks into the frame in the middle of the video. She walks around the officer and Miller during the scuffle.
“Help me!” the officer yelled after Miller appeared to grab for his gun. “Stop f—ing filming and help me!”
“You know, a so-called security guard, a complete joke. She should be ashamed of herself,” (Houston Police Officers Union president Joe) Gamaldi said, adding that he thought she should be fired immediately.
Gamaldi contacted the security guard’s employer.
Update to the story that has been making the rounds the past 2 days. I contacted security company that employed the security guard. They handled the issue swiftly, she is no longer employed w/the company. In addition they expressed their love, support, admiration for HPD officers
— Joe Gamaldi (@JoeGamaldi) August 22, 2018
Perhaps she still has a bright future in law enforcement with the Broward County Sheriff’s Department.