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DJ Qualls

Vancouver Police Run-in

Caught on Tape

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

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.

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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Sir Boo    

Who is DJ Qualls?

1072 days ago


Geeze, would that moronic Canadian that's filming shut his mouth for 2 seconds so we can here what he's saying??

1072 days ago


when dealing with vpd on a friday night, just shut up dont get involved stay away, lol or get prepared for a vpd ass beating lol kidding,

1072 days ago


Who is this and who cares? Get out of my country!!!

1072 days ago

Master Po    

I really hope you didnt pay this moronic camera man anything for this worthless footage of who?

1072 days ago

Zach Swan    

Sounds like it was a good idea that the VPD busted his a$s. If he was actually trying to intervene in a fight, he would have gotten his little girl sized body pounded into oblivion.

1072 days ago


This is just a continue acts by cops through out this nation. It is time cops get jail and fired, instead of being protected by their unions. People need to speak up and out about the abuse Cops are doing.

1072 days ago


Maybe if the little guy didn't come up here and try to play American super hero by sticking his nose into something that wasn't his business in the first place he wouldn't get himself into trouble. Plus his face doesn't look "busted" at all. Drama Queen

1072 days ago

Ozzie X    

"They've reached out to him on Twitter as well."

ahaha.. He probably told the cops the infamous line quasi celebs use all the time. "Do you know who I am?"

1072 days ago


Hey just a regular guy and his half-shirt wearing buddy out on the town on a fri night!

1072 days ago


As someone who lives in Vancouver, wish you guys wouldn't portray our cops in such a bad light. They're too nice and lenient, especially compared to what I saw when I lived in California. If anything, our cops are too nice where we have crackheads and bums on the streets not scared of anything. During the riots we had teenagers throwing metal at them and our laws prevent our cops from doing anything. Unbelievable really...

Cops in the USA won't tolerate that crap and our cops could learn a thing or two from you guys south of the border.... Now as for press portraying our cops as being pansies I'm up all for it because maybe that press would push them to be more deliberate and aggressive in how they handle our criminals.

1072 days ago


Our Vancouver cops do not beat people up for no reason. I've seen them show a bit of force when someone starts beaking off and disrespecting them, but I seriously doubt this clown was beat up for no reason. Perhaps he was detained for being a douchebag....

1072 days ago


The guy filming sounded like a typical Vancouver area douche.

1072 days ago

mike awesome    

what a ******

1072 days ago


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

1072 days ago
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