"Well, the video contradicts what the officer originally wrote in his charging documents,” said Dorm’s lawyer, Jimmy Bell. “What it shows is that my client didn't lie. They print my client is a criminal. They put his face on television saying he committed these crimes, and he didn't."
NBC4 Washington : Officer-Involved Shooting Surveillance Video
I'm not sure why it took so much time for the video to go public but this is a perfect example of how cops can say whatever they want and will be believed regardless of evidence. Without this video the victim would still be called a perp and criminal.
The truly frightening question is how often has this happened when the badge wearing perp was not caught on video?