In today's #BLANKSTARENEWS you know things are bad NYPD police officer was beaten by fellow officers so bad, that they awarded him 15 Million Dollars. Here is how it went down.

The confrontation began after Jackson’s wife called 911 to resolve a dispute outside their home, where they had just held their daughter’s birthday party.

When police arrived, they mistook Jackson for one of the agitators and began to physically subdue him, ignoring his repeated attempts to identify himself as a member of the NYPD, according to the lawsuit.

“Dude, it is my house and I am a police officer too,” Jackson told the arresting officers, according to the complaint. Jackson was then handcuffed and taken to the 113th Precinct stationhouse even after officers found his NYPD shield, which had been in his front pocket the whole time, the lawsuit says.

The jury awarded $12.5 million in damages for false arrest along with 2.6 million in punitive damages. This is probably better than any retirement plan the NYPD was offering to the officer and the most amazing thing about this whole case is the officers who cost the city 15 Million Dollars didn't even get fired. This former cop is a multi millionaire over something that could have been avoided. This is probably why taxes are so high in New York City.