Such people need to be named and shamed.

Those bandit masks purposefully hinder identification and there is no number ID which they are required to show, but naming this miscreant should still be possible.

Members of the government’s police department can not be allowed to think they can gratuitously beat up members of the public with impunity. It sends the message that violence is OK, completely undermining extensive messages about domestic assaults in the past.

And of course, it says to gangs and other brawlers, “good for you, we do that too.”

This thuggish behaviour has to be combatted.