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Former Colorado police officers Austin Hopp and Daria Jalali were arrested Thursday and charged with abusing a 73-year-old dementia sufferer.

Hopp, 26, and Jalali, 27, turned themselves in on Thursday and are currently behind bars in the Larimer County Jail.

Hopp and Jalali are accused of using excessive force to arrest Karen Garner, a dementia sufferer who forgot to pay for $13.88 worth of merchandise from an Aurora Walmart.

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Viral video of the brutal arrest sparked public outrage. The Loveland Police Department initially claimed they were unaware of the violent arrest.

CCTV video from inside the jail showed Hopp, Jalali and another officer cracking jokes while watching body cam footage of the brutal arrest.

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"Ready for the pop?" said Hopp, referring to Garner's dislocated shoulder. "What did you pop?" the other officer asked.

"I think it was her shoulder," Hopp replied.

The Daily Mail revealed Hopp and Jalali were lovers during the time of Garner's arrest on June 26, 2020.

Hopp, who was married to another woman, reportedly moved into Jalali's new home in Windsor, Colorado, where they loved together until he abruptly moved out in February.
 

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A Colorado police department is under fire for joking about their use of excessive force after arresting a 73-year-old woman who has dementia.

The Loveland Police Department claimed they had no knowledge of Karen Garner's injuries after she was violently arrested by two officers.

On June 24, 2020, Garner was accused of shoplifting from a Loveland Walmart. She wandered out of the store and apparently forgot to pay for $13.88 worth of merchandise.

When she offered to pay for the items, Walmart employees refused and took the items back. After Garner left the store, they called police.

An attorney representing Garner's family released police body cam video of the arrest on Monday.

The video begins with Officer Austin Hopp catching up to Garner as she walked along a highway, picking wildflowers.

"Do you need to be arrested right now?" Hopp asked Garner, who shrugged and turned to walk away. Hopp threw Garner to the ground and hog-tied her as she repeatedly stated, "I'm going home. I'm going home."

During the brutal arrest, Garner suffered a dislocated shoulder and a fractured arm.

Later, while reviewing video of the arrest with his fellow officers, Hopp joked, "Ready for the pop?"

"What did you pop?" an officer asked. "I think it was her shoulder," Hopp replied.

In the video, Hopp said "I can't believe I threw a 73-year-old woman on the ground... I'm a little worried that she's, like, senile and stuff."

"That's going to turn into something," Officer Daria Jalali predicted.

As the officers laughed at the body cam video footage, Garner was handcuffed to a bench in a nearby holding cell. She seemed to be in pain but she was not treated for her injuries for nearly six hours.

Hopp said he reported his use of force to the Blue Team, which conducts internal reviews of use of force during arrests.

After the video was made public on Monday, the Loveland Police Department claimed it wasn't aware of any complaints about Garner's arrest or that she was injured.

But the video conflicts with both statements.

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According to a lawsuit, Garner suffered a dislocated shoulder, fractured arm and sprained wrist during her June 26, 2020, arrest.

Garner's attorney said in a statement that she released the video to expose "Loveland police's toxic culture of arrogance and entitlement, along with their horrific abuse of the vulnerable and powerless."

Hopp, Jalali, and a third officer are on paid administrative leave following the fierce public backlash.

Watch the disturbing video below.
 

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A viral video shows Biden getting into a heated confrontation with an auto worker while touring the Fiat Chrysler plant in Detroit, Michigan on Tuesday, March 10.

When the worker asked Biden to clarify whether he would take away union worker's guns, Biden told the man, "You're full of sh*t!"

Seeing that the confrontation would not end well for Biden, a female campaign aide tried to move him along. But Biden put his hand in her face and told the woman of color, "SHUSH! shush!"

Clearly his aide is used to being shushed and put in her place by her boss, who is showing signs of dementia.

One can only imagine the indignation and outrage coming from the left if President Trump told a woman to shush. Some in the mainstream media even suggested Biden, 77, was correct to silence his subordinate while he's talking.

The incident occurred hours before Biden pulled off major primary wins over Bernie Sanders in Missouri, Michigan and Mississippi on Tuesday night.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms again endorsed Biden, during a speech at a church in DeKalb County, Georgia on Sunday night.
 

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A student says she was humiliated when Joe Biden called her a "lying, dog-faced pony soldier" - an insult that Biden later claimed was a just a joke.

The incident happened during his campaign event in Hampton, New Hampshire on Sunday.

21-year-old Mercer University student Madison Moore asked Biden about his poor performance in last week's Iowa caucus.

Biden, 77, came in third in the voting behind Pete Buttigieg (1) and Bernie Sanders (2).

"How do you explain the performance in Iowa and why should the voters believe that you can win the national election?" Moore asked Biden.

"It's a good question," said Biden. "Number one: Iowa's a Democratic caucus," he said before asking the student, "Have you ever been to a caucus?"

When she nodded yes, Biden said, "No, you haven't. You're a lying dog-faced pony soldier."

Biden's insult was met with nervous laughter from the crowd.

Although Moore is seen laughing in the video footage, she later said she felt humiliated.

"It was kind of humiliating to be called a liar on national TV by the former vice president," the economics student said.

Biden's camp defended their candidate by claiming the line was from a John Wayne film in which an Indian chief turned to Wayne and called him a "lying, dog-faced pony soldier."

But movie historians say no such line was ever uttered in any John Wayne movie.

They think Biden - who likely suffers from dementia - combined several lines from different movies, including 1949's She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and the film Pony Soldier, starring Tyrone Power.

This is just the latest in a long series of goofs and missteps by the Democratic frontrunner.

Biden has been criticized in the past for insulting voters who ask him confrontational questions.

At a campaign event in Iowa in December, Biden called a man a "damn liar" after he brought up his son Hunter's role in the Ukraine scandal.

Iowa was the first state to hold a Democratic caucus.
 

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