“A lot of cities like to use violence as a last resort,” a Ferguson policeman played by David Koechner says in a recent Funny or Die video clip, “but we’ve found it’s pretty fun to use it as a first resort.” Koechner and his partner, played by comedian Dave Theune, decide to raid a barbecue in the Missouri town and arrest an African-American man for … well, the reason’s not clear. What is apparent, however, is how much fun both officers are having abusing their power.

“We’re gonna get a tank and I’m gonna blow shit up,” Koechner boasts as the two drive off triumphantly.

—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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