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Thu Aug 20, 2015, 02:36 PM


Miami cop investigated for jumping into vehicle with suspect

A 47-second video that shows a Miami police officer placing a handcuffed teen in the back of a patrol car, then jumping on top of him as the woman filming the scene has her camera knocked away, has landed the officer in hot water and prompted an internal affairs investigation.

Late Thursday night Miami police hadn’t named the officer. They hadn’t named the man in handcuffs or described the charges against him. And it was unclear who the woman was who took the video, who swatted the camera away from her, or why the officer jumped into the back of the patrol car on top of the man.

What was clear: The video was going viral, having received almost 80,000 views by 11 p.m. Thursday. And the actions of the officer were being investigated late into the evening.


“While the video may seem concerning to some, the FOP [Fraternal Order of Police] is confident that when everything is analyzed within the totality of the circumstances, it will be concluded that the police officer was doing what he is supposed to be doing: Protecting our community,” said Ortiz.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article31070781.html#storylink=cpy

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/crime/article31070781.html#storylink=cpy

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Eleanors38 Aug 2015 #1

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Thu Aug 20, 2015, 02:39 PM

1. Well, I hope it wasn't for sex. nt


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