‘Horrific Abuse of Power’: California Police Launch Investigation After Viral Video


    TwitterA California deputy is under investigation after a disturbing viral video showed him punching and choking a teenage boy during an arrest, authorities said. The Rancho Cordova Police Department and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office announced an “investigation into the use of force by our deputy” after a video of the April 27 incident posted on Twitter on Tuesday received more than two million views and was shared by former Democratic presidential candidates Julian Castro and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA). “This is a horrific abuse of power,” Harris tweeted. “This officer must be held accountable.”Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here


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