Bodycam Footage Of a Man Disarming And Assaulting Officers During An Arrest

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Ogden, Utah — The Ogden Police Department released bodycam footage of a man disarming and assaulting officers during an arrest on May 29. The suspect was identified as 29-year-old Dana Lydell Smith of Clearfield. On on May 29, 2022 shortly before 8:00 AM Ogden City Police Officers and Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to the area of 3500 Wall Ave. Multiple callers were reporting that a male suspect had punched a pregnant female in the face. The victim was reported to be bleeding from the nose and mouth, and the suspect leaving the area on foot. The suspect was reported to be walking towards a business located in the 3600 block of Wall Ave, and was located by responding uniformed officers at that location. When the first officer made contact with Smith, he ran, and the officer chased him on foot. Following a brief foot pursuit, the officers attempted to take Smith into custody.

During the attempt, you can see the officers on the ground where one officer under Smith is actively attempting to protect his firearm from being taken. At one point Smith managed to release the firearm from the holster as the officer continued to maintain some level of control over Smith’s arm and gun, keeping it between him and the ground and preventing Smith from taking his own life or firing at the officers. In the video, you can hear an audible gunshot. The gun was fired one time and neither Smith nor the officer were struck. Following the gunshot, Officers utilized a trier to effectively take Smith into custody. Smith was transported to a local hospital for evaluation after which he was booked into the Weber County Jail for the following charges: Assault on a Police Officer, Disarming a Police Officer, Failure to stop at the command of a law enforcement officer, Interfering with a Police Officer, Failure to disclose identity, Felony discharge of a firearm. Smith has an extensive felonious criminal history and was on felony probation with Adult Probation and Parole at the time of this incident.

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Author: rafael.nieves


31 thoughts on “Bodycam Footage Of a Man Disarming And Assaulting Officers During An Arrest

  1. I wouldn’t want this dude as my partner on the street he lack of training is just insane out there when partner said he got my guns…..

  2. Seems like a case where, because police are under so much scrutiny, these officers showed a level of restraint that could have cost them their lives. Glad it didn't go that way.

  3. As soon as the he's got my gun statement was made by the other officer he should have used lethal, both officers almost got killed by that mistake!

  4. How strange, a violent felon released from jail to wander freely punching pregnant women and trying to kill police? Can someone tell me how gun control could have prevented this?

  5. The way the second officer came in was RIDICULOUS! The responding officer gave opportunity! Suspect grabbed his waistline 5 times & his backpack! These officers seemed scared & untrained! DANGEROUS

  6. Won't see this on the news. White cops not shooting black perp who easily could have been shot while trying to steal cops gun. Props to the cops

  7. Massive amount of restraint there from the officer on top. Personally i would have likely gone the head shot when the officer said he had his gun and would have most definitely gone the head shot when he fires it. On this channel we regularly see multiple officers mag dump into a guy for walking forward with a knife and in a situation like this not a single round fired. Such a crazy, dynamic world.

  8. I don't get it. This person has papers to work, can have a driver license, can make a decent way of living and they don't appreciate that. Millions of illegals would kill to have the chance he's dropping…

  9. According to "their" narrative, white cops just look for ways to kill unarmed black men. Amazing how this guy survived right? Going for the cops gun and all and firing a shot, and yet he lives! And without any bullet holes in him. Go figure. 🤔

  10. This is the BS that happens when the police try to take a kinder, gentler approach. There easily could have been 2 dead officers.

  11. he lucky other cop did not shot him in the head, not saying this to be an asshole. I think i might have shot him in the head. scared my fellow officers could have got killed, and I didn't do anything to stop it. I am glad how it ended.

  12. They should have just given him what he wanted that way that's one less crazy person walking around. These ppl do not seem to want help so send their asks into the afterlife

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