Carlsbad police officers beat a woman in front of her children

A civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the Carlsbad Police Department after a forty three year old Valencia woman said that she was beaten by officers for reporting that an officer used foul language.

Video footage taken by a bystander in 2013 shows Cindy Hahn held down on the ground by officers with her hair being pulled and being punched while she is crying out for help.

Footage uploaded by: GeragosTube

According to the lawsuit Hahn suffered a concussion and injuries to her face, abdomen, chest and memory.

The lawsuit also indicates that Hahn’s two children between the ages of seven and eleven years watched as officers intentionally beat their mother.

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