One of the men claimed they had known the LAPD officer for five years.
While Officer Kevin Ferguson's behavior was described as "unwise, immature and flat-out horrible," prosecutors said he did not use excessive force.
The man had allegedly stolen a SUV and led police on a wild chase before scaling the crane, where he danced and removed his clothes.
Why is it so hard to to find out who killed Mitrice Richardson? Look no further than the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.
The Taser used by Los Angeles police was called "ineffective," bringing up questions about the devices.