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Paterson police

Still shot of surveillance video obtained by the Star-Ledger allegedly showing police brutality in Paterson, N.J. from Sept. 3, 2011. (credit: NJ.com)

Surveillance Video Captures Alleged Paterson, N.J. Police Brutality

A federal lawsuit filed Friday in Newark claims Alexis Aponte and Miguel Rivera of Prospect Park were both beaten while handcuffed and lying on the ground. Aponte was a passenger in a truck driven by Rivera when police stopped them.

07/01/2013