According to NBC News:
Texas lawmakers who reviewed dashcam footage of the arrest of Sandra Bland confirmed Tuesday that she was “threatened” with a Taser during a traffic stop — and believe that she should never have been arrested.
“Once you see what occurred, you will probably agree with me that she shouldn’t have been taken into custody,” state Sen. Royce West said at a news conference held before the dashcam video was made public.
Bland, a 28-year-old black woman from suburban Chicago, was found hanged from an apparent suicide in her Waller County jail cell three days after her July 10 arrest, authorities said. Her family has asked for an independent autopsy after doubting that Bland would have committed suicide.
Watch the video and let us know what you think. Also, check out the rest of that story NBCNews.com