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Never Before Seen Video of Police Beating may have swayed Jury

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During the almost 2 week trial special prosecutor Jon Munier wanted to make one thing very clear.

Chad Holley's race was irrelevant.

"The victim of the burglary is black some of these officers are black excuse me what's race got to do with it?" Munier said. "Race doesn't have a damn thing to do with it."

The jury that acquitted former cop Andrew Blomberg was all white.

Munier calls Drew Ryser's the Noah's Ark jury.

"Because we had a male and a female hispanic, a male and female black and a male and female white that's basically Noah's Ark," said Munier.

While the jury saw the video we all saw, Holley rolling off the hood of the patrol car and cops running towards him, the jury also saw a video never before made public.

"Everybody seemed to concentrate on the color video because it was the most sensational," Munier said. ""The black and white video is kind of like the reality video."

The police defense has been Holley was resisting arrest.

"Resisting arrest, like how Ghandi? I mean excuse me he's laying flat on the ground with his hands, whatever," Munier said. "The only thing he's resisting is maybe getting kicked in the genitalia."

This camera angle shows how former cop Andrew Blomberg, who was acquitted last year is the first one to reach Holley and kick him in the head.

"He definitely put the puck or the ball into play, let's put it that way," Munier said.

During his trial Ryser repeatedly denied kicking Holley.

"I asked him if he kicked him I just continually asked him if he kicked him, are you sure are you sure are you sure," said Munier.

In the color video it's hard to tell if Ryser kicked Holley.

That's not the case from this angle.

Even though it's black and white and grainy in this video it's clear Ryser kicked Holley in the head.

"We believe that's how the jury resolved it," said Munier.

Here's another piece of video you haven't seen before and you can draw your own conclusion.

It's video shot from the police departments' helicopter.

Once the cop operating the camera sees whats going on he doesn't zoom in to get a better view.

Instead he aims the camera away from all the action.

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