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Tough Guy: Elyria Officer Uses Inappropriate Force

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Elyria, OH - His face was slammed into a wall by a jail guard. It happened inside the Elyria city jail.

If it wasn't for Scott Taylor's report, the ugly truth might never have come to light.

The video is hard to watch. 29-year-old Jeffrey Phillips getting his faced slammed into the wall over and over again by a correction officer.

There's blood on the wall.

It shows Officer Salvatore escorting Phillips in a room where officers are searching him. It gets ugly. You can see his blood splatter against the wall.

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