Amazon Questions the Mistreatment of Their Black Delivery Guy

  • AUTHOR: isbah
  • POSTED ON: June 11, 2020

racism is being called out by almost everyone now and quite shockingly, Amazon
that has a track record of mistreating employees is now planning to investigate
the mistreatment of one of their delivery drivers at the hands of the police.


On Tuesday,
Amazon’s black delivery guy was arrested by the police in Warren, Michigan and
they claimed that he was on the wrong side of the street. They asked him to
move and he resisted the officer which led to his arrest. Now we all know how
fake these “resisted” charges are because it gives police officers a pass to
carry out their brutalities, even if that results in a murder like that of
George Floyd.


Tuesday evening, Amazon’s head of worldwide operations Dave Clark attached a
link to this story on his Twitter account and called it “shocking, unacceptable
and inexcusable”.


Fox 2

The link revealed the footage of a witness video that showed a white officer
bent beside the Amazon delivery driver who was lying on the ground face down.


“We are
digging in to support the driver and to ensure there is a proper outcome to
this investigation,”
Clark tweeted.


driver’s identity has been kept unknown but according to reports, he was
delivering the packages on Engleman Road so the police stopped him.


Police Commissioner William Dwyer said the driver parked on the wrong side of
the road and the police department was going to release the footage recorded
from an officer’s motorcycle camera soon.


officer approached the driver and made 11 requests for his driver’s license,”

Dwyer said. He claims that the twenty-three-year-old driver refused to show the
license which then resulted in the arrest. “The officer then attempted to place
the driver under arrest and a minor struggle ensued,”
he said. “The driver was
taken to the ground, wrist-locked, handcuffed, arrested, and transported to the
police station.”


says that the company will investigate the charges because the story of the
police officers and the events of the witness video do not align. “We see what
others see in this video, and it’s unacceptable,”
an Amazon representative said
on Wednesday. “We expect a swift investigation and full accountability for
those involved. Amazon will deploy all necessary resources to investigate the matter
with our Delivery Service Provider, as well as to represent and support the


witness said that the arrest was “unnecessary” and “aggressive”. “He was
aggressive, taking him down to the ground. It was so ridiculous over a traffic

Jim Michaels, who ordered the package that the driver was delivering, told WXYZ-TV.


Updated June 11, 2020
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