Police Brutality in West New York? An expert’s Analysis. Earlier this week a video showing Steven Betancourt, being arrested was posted on YouTube. Betancourt, who is the son of mayoral candidate Carlos “Chuck” Betancourt, was charged with aggravated assault on police officers. The narrator of the video, as well as Betancourt’s lawyer, feels that the police used excessive force, even brutality. HCTV spoke with Richard Rivera on the subject.