VIDEO: 4 Cops Beaten By Crazed Man Facing Discipline For Winning Fight

Four Milwaukee police officers were assaulted during a violent attack on Wednesday evening.

Milwaukee, WI – Four officers were viciously attacked by a violent suspect on Wednesday evening, after one of the man’s family members called police for help (videos below).

Several cell phone videos from bystanders were heavily circulated on social media in the wake of the incident, and police released bodycam footage of the encounter on Thursday.

The incident began at approximately 6:30 p.m., when an unnamed female relative of the man contacted Milwaukee police and said that 25-year-old Demetrius Lowe had broken down her door, Chief Alfonso Morales told WITI.

The woman was hiding from Lowe behind a vehicle when she placed the call, she said.

The woman explained that Lowe had been behaving in an unusual manner all weekend, and that she believed someone had put something in his drink that caused him to act violently towards his relatives and other residents.

Bodycam footage showed officers as they approached Lowe on a sidewalk outside of a residence.

Police told the man to get on the ground, but he backed away from them, yelling incomprehensibly.

After one officer’s attempt to grab him failed, Lowe punched another officer in the face, and ran away.

The officers gave chase, and were able to catch up to Lowe a short distance later.

“Mother f****r!” Lowe said, as he turned back towards one of the officers and began repeatedly punching him in the face.

The officer fell to the ground, where Lowe delivered a couple more blows, then tumbled into the street.

He squared off with police yet again, as he swung his fists wildly and continued to yell.

“We need a Taser operator. Now,” an officer said over the police radio.

The bodycam clip ended as Lowe continued to advance towards one officer, refusing to comply with repeated commands to get onto the ground.

“I am Demetrius!” Lowe yelled.

Cell phone footage captured Lowe’s continued attack on the officers, one of whom had blood running down his face.

Police backed off of the street and onto a lawn, as Lowe continued to walk towards them, ignoring their commands.

One officer deployed his pepper spray, but it had no effect, the video showed.

“I am Demetrius!” Lowe screamed at the officers repeatedly.

Two officers struck Lowe in his legs several times with their batons, but the agitated man didn’t appear to notice.

Suddenly, Lowe charged at one of the officers, who successfully avoided the man’s flying punch.

The police swarmed him, and Lowe flailed and fought as they pulled him to the ground, the video showed.

One officer deployed a Taser, but Lowe continued to resist arrest. The officers finally subdued him with multiple body strikes.

Citizens quickly converged on the scene, and began heckling and yelling at the officers.

"He always has outbursts when he’s walking through here," a man who did not want to be identified told WISN. "I think anybody can see that he’s kind of off."

Lowe was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries, police said. He was also expected to undergo a mental health evaluation.

Four officers were injured during the attack.

Lowe’s repeated blows caused one officer to sustain “significant facial injuries," while others were left with bruises and swelling across their bodies, the Journal Sentinel reported.

All four officers had been released from the hospital as of Thursday evening.

One officer was placed on administrative suspension, Chief Morales said.

The other three officers were placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of an internal investigation, as per protocol.

"I support the members of the Milwaukee Police Department," Chief Morales said. "The officers take tremendous risks on a regular basis.

"However, it is important that officers abide by our training and policy," he added.

Lowe’s family has already vowed to take legal action against the Milwaukee Police Department, and said that officers did not do enough to de-escalate the situation, WITI reported.

"To see that this happens to him just breaks my heart," Lowe’s cousin, Shanikqua Stokes said. “He’s very family-oriented. He’s always jolly.”

Stokes claimed that Lowe was drugged during the weekend, and that he went to the hospital for a toxicology test. She said the unknown drug had negatively affected Lowe’s kidneys, but did not explain why the hospital released him.

"He was having hallucinations and he couldn't sleep," Stokes said. "Maybe [the police] need to refresh their training in communicating on how to talk a subject down from being aggressive instead of becoming aggressive with the subject. Two aggressive things is not going to de-escalate the situation.”

You can watch bodycam and cell phone footage of the altercation in the videos below. Keep scrolling down for additional video:

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gfc1963
gfc1963

Unbelievable!! The cops get a beating and the family are blaming them? And they did nothing to help their own flesh and blood either!!

stupidisasstupiddoes
stupidisasstupiddoes

His family helped plenty. They set him up to win a liberal lawsuit against the very people they called for protection. Disgusting!

Katarina
Katarina

The family seem pretty certain he was drugged. . . . .hmm.

Eaglescout
Eaglescout

I'm saving this one. Cops got their asses kicked. I can't stop laughing.

Steve1
Steve1

Eaglescout, your a punk an need your ass kicked!

Steve1
Steve1

They should have tased his ASS!

JBo
JBo

Eaglescout, the crazy guy's in jail though.

WalterL48
WalterL48

Let's hear how the police chief would have handled that punk!

Burgers Allday
Burgers Allday

Interesting video. I am glad nobody was seriously injured. Didn't look like excessive force to me.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

This guy needs help. And every single one of those cops need some kind of self defense training. That was pathetic.

John-Brown
John-Brown

MarxShit can't even finish a sentence. Suprise, suprise.

Marxest
Marxest

The officers did nothing wrong. That guy was clearly on drugs. He wasn't even fazed by the officers baton strikes. The officers showed tremendous restraint with the guy. He was bleeding, the officers were bleeding. It was chaos. I send my praises l to the officers. Thanks for alerting me John-Brown hole.

NTHNCMN
NTHNCMN

so, the man's FAMILY MEMBER calls the police for HELP, and now they want to sue?? Now it is obvious the guy is wigged out on something and truth is now days law enforcement never know what that shit might be. All the GB's runnin their mouths in the video "f* the police" and the punk yellin "yo! that dude just beat up all those police!" It's people like YOU that created neighborhoods like this and turned society this way! Instead of laughing and taking video, WHY didn't you try to help get the guy's attention and try to calm him down?! Maybe if he didn't see a man in a uniform, he would have responded differently! I do think the police should have kept their distance from him and tried to talk to him more as long as he wasn't hurting himself/public and nobody's life was in imminent danger until paramedics and more back up arrived. As many people know, many of these drugs give people an almost "superhuman" amount of strength and are extremely dangerous. A crowd of people laughing and yelling certainly didn't help to de-escalate the situation either, and the man's own brother is seen yelling and having to be restrained by police. His behavior didn't help to de-escalate the situation. I hope those two factors are taken into consideration if the family does sue since they are citing that "the police did not do enough to de-escalate their family member" even after they were the ones obviously in fear of him in the first place.

wow 123
wow 123

wow wow!! I hope all the officers get a lawyer and sue this POS right along with the chief what a P*y for throwing his officer's under the bus. No they don't need to refresh their training in communicating on how to talk a subject down tell your family to stop hanging out with druggies..Next time why don't you talk his ass down and call a crack head to help instead of 911

Cstuartsr
Cstuartsr

Watching this video it shows what the real problem is they were videoing and cheering him on. Thinking it was funny, him assaulting police officers. It wasn’t funny before they got there because they were the ones that called in the beginning. That thug should have got his butt kicked for putting his hands in the officers. Those thugs videoing and cheering him makes my blood boil!!

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@Cstuartsr

First off, he's not a thug if he got drugged.

Second, what should make your blood boil is that these pussies got hired to serve and protect. If you watch this with Benny Hill music, the bike cop that took a swing and fell when no one touched him is really, really embarrassing.

b1rd
b1rd

H_C Dumbass you have never fought someone on drugs have you? They should have just shot him and been done with it.

Det_John_Kimble
Det_John_Kimble

HC Dumbass says he has a video of himself getting hit by a hairy beanbag, I'm sure he'd post it. I recall that being the real fight he's been in.

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@Det_John_Kimble
Hey, long time no see, Bottom Bitch! How you been?

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@Det_John_Kimble
Oh, and i did offer to spar another big-talking Boomer like yourself, because he doesn't live far from where i grew up and I'll be back at the end of the month. He declined though, and only talks his shit when no one can touch him.

You two should get to know each other. You'd get along great.

No. 26-50
Det_John_Kimble
Det_John_Kimble

good, been out for a while. Figured I'd start back with a troll the troll post lol

Hi_estComnDenomn
Hi_estComnDenomn

@Det_John_Kimble
Much appreciated, welcome back. I still hate you, but at least you offer logical comebacks to my posts.

John-Brown
John-Brown

Highest_Retard, nobody refused you. You just had too many pussy rules and I'm not a Baby Boomer.

John-Brown
John-Brown

And to tell @Det_John_Kimble that you "hate" him based on an internet back and forth? You really are a child.

LEO0301
LEO0301

Well Hi_estComnDenomn it's obvious you have never had to deal with someone so wacked out that nothing you do to them hurts. The baton strikes didn't faze this guy, nor did the pepper spray. Now I know that in the controlled environment of martial arts where your opponent knows when to fall to the ground, things are different. Police officers have to be careful of the amount of force used or they risk getting arrested and losing their job over some nut case. What really should upset you is the yelling in the background from members of your own race. This is what the police are faced with in EVERY one of those neighborhoods. Why haven't you said anything about that Cheech? Too embarrassed for your own race?