Please see this.
Now read this.
Sickening and disappointing.
One wonders what the verdict on Special Constable Peter Lightfoot will be.
UPDATE - 2 AUGUST 2010
Peter Lightfoot has been found guilty of assault.
Astonishingly complacent IPCC statement is here. It was all just a training error it seems, and Mr Aspinall was basically just asking for it...
FURTHER UPDATE - 2 AUGUST 2010
Search for "Lightfoot" in the document here, which appears to pre-date the assault on Aspinall.
No purely anonymous comments will be published; always use a name for ease of reference by other commenters.
Oh, and remember the police frequently sue for defamation. However, if they choose to sue me, I will spend the next two or so years of my life seeking to extend the Derbyshire principle to cover statements about police officers in the performance of their duties...