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DJ Qualls

Vancouver Police Run-in

Caught on Tape

9/24/2011 11:38 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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DJ Qualls screamed at a police officer after he was allegedly roughed up by the cop in Vancouver early this morning ... all while handcuffed and sitting on the sidewalk in front of a crowd of people.

TMZ has obtained video of Qualls after the alleged altercation went down, but while he was still in custody.

Qualls can be seen arguing with the officer frequently and eventually turned to the guy with the camera to explain his side of the story.

Qualls was eventually released without being arrested.

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The Vancouver PD tells TMZ they have not received a complaint from Qualls yet, but have decided to "proactively" initiate their own investigation. They've reached out to him on Twitter as well.

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3Storms    

Who? Never heard of him


Also first

1073 days ago
2.

Philly    

Not even the worst part of road trip

1073 days ago
3.

Bobby    

Oh God, the humanity. This is so reminiscent of the Rodney King video that it made me physically ill. How can the police be so brutal. Thank goodness for TMZ and their crack journalist to shed light on this type of travesty.
God bless you TMZ. You suck.

1073 days ago
4.

Kelly    

Wrong video TMZ? Didn't see any roughing up, didn't see any thing that appeared to be arguing.
There was what looked to be a pretty calm discussion between the officer and DJ.

1073 days ago
5.

myliverhurts    

Who is this? some guy with two turntables and a microphone.

1073 days ago
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Eva    

Saw him on the 101 freeway recently. He was right next to me in very bad, stopped traffic. Very aggresive. Once the traffic let up, he drove like a MADMAN.

1073 days ago
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klaatu    

"A rep for the Vancouver PD had comment on the incident."
Ummm...I wonder what it was...

1073 days ago
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Mike44090    

TMZ producer need to learn that every piece of video that may show someone the public might know is worth the time and bandwidth that is wasted on it. I didn't see anything on this clip worth my time.

1073 days ago
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Mumra the Ever Living    

More hard hitting video as it appeared LIVE and re-transmisioned by the crack(ed out)weekend staff of TMZ. Harvey, you got to give these off days folks a budget to work with man. Last week it was those loser reality wannabes, and now updates on the most unconfrontational police confrontation I've seen in a long time.
Wish North Jersey cops were as mellow as these Canadian dudes.

1073 days ago
10.

lanie    

Clearly some people don't read. The article specifically states:

TMZ has obtained video of Qualls after the alleged altercation went down, but while he was still in custody.

1073 days ago
11.

niles    

DJ: first of all I don't even know who you are or why you merit a mention in the tabloid press, but I will suggest to you that you not stick your nose where it doesn't belong and learn to keep your yap shut when interacting with cops twice your size.

1073 days ago
12.

NobodySpecial    

This little bitch is trying to make some noise to bring his career back to life. Chicken neck little dooshbag needs to go back to Arkansas or wherever he came from. Career is over.

1073 days ago
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kitnplayn    

First of all, you jerk, Canada doesn't give free health care to Americans, and it just shows what an arrogant jerk you are to expect that. All the police did was detain this guy for an investigation, but if you think you are going to come to Canada and mouth off to our police like you do in that chithole called the U.S.A. then you are going to get your ass beat down. Stay out of Canada. We don't want your dirty American culture and selfish arrogance to infiltrate our youth culture. Go back to your ghettos and corrupt your own little bastards.

1073 days ago
14.

laura    

hey tmz can you get a comment from VPD lol for the most part vpd are good, unless they pick fights with newspaper delevery men, but they are big tough animals inforcing the vancouver entertainment district on weekends lol

1073 days ago
15.

Hammer    

Who?

1073 days ago
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