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Montgomery Co. police investigation officer was on video with the help of rasslam

In a statement, the Montgomery County Police said that the comments in the video are "disturbing and contrary to our department's values ​​and our overall mission to serve our society fairly and impartially." Editor's Note: The video and the text in this story can be insulting to some readers. The police department of Montgomery County said it was investigating an event Thursday where one of its officers used a racial slam when responding to a call. Police were sent to McDonald's on New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring, Maryland, around 1 0:30 am over what the police said was a violation report. After arriving on the scene, they began asking four black men and doing a search of their belongings. During the interaction, which was originally captured at the camera by one of the men imprisoned and later shared with Instagram, a racial slam is used by a white female police officer. Police released body camera images from female officer Thursday night in addition to the full Instagram video. Watch both videos below. Instagram video: [embedded content] Police body camera Footage: [embedded content] Here is a transcription of part of the interaction between the man and the officer: Asserted: You n ***** s came to write a whole bunch of paperwork. Female officer: Hello, we "try, you want to get out of here, right? So if we have more people … Man Off-Camera: What did you say, sir? Female officer: You've been tryin 'to somethin'. If you want to get…

In a statement, the Montgomery County Police said that the comments in the video are “disturbing and contrary to our department’s values ​​and our overall mission to serve our society fairly and impartially.”

Editor’s Note: The video and the text in this story can be insulting to some readers.

The police department of Montgomery County said it was investigating an event Thursday where one of its officers used a racial slam when responding to a call.

Police were sent to McDonald’s on New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring, Maryland, around 1

0:30 am over what the police said was a violation report. After arriving on the scene, they began asking four black men and doing a search of their belongings.

During the interaction, which was originally captured at the camera by one of the men imprisoned and later shared with Instagram, a racial slam is used by a white female police officer. Police released body camera images from female officer Thursday night in addition to the full Instagram video. Watch both videos below.

Instagram video:

Police body camera Footage:

Here is a transcription of part of the interaction between the man and the officer:

Asserted: You n ***** s came to write a whole bunch of paperwork.

Female officer: Hello, we “try, you want to get out of here, right? So if we have more people …

Man Off-Camera: What did you say, sir?

Female officer: You’ve been tryin ‘to somethin’. If you want to get out of here faster, we have more of our friends to help you get out faster.

] Raised: Racist-a ** b *** h.

Female officer: no, it’s a quote, it was your words.

Hold the man: I bet that she did not have this mark, she would not call us no n. ***** p. 19659003] Female officer: I would still say it because what I do is repeat your words.

In a statement said the police that the comments in the video are “disturbing and contrary to our department’s values ​​and our overall mission to serve us fairly and impartially. “

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich released a statement on Thursday saying he spoke to executive officer Russell Hamill and he acknowledges the seriousness of the situation. [19659] The officer’s comments recorded on the video violate the standards we expect our There are no circumstances that justify what the officer said. Every time something happens, the reputation of all officers happens, and it works against efforts to build trust in society.

– Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro said in a statement on Friday,

“These measures are not representative of the high expectations we hold in our county police, and it is my expectation that people affected will be held accountable for these offensive actions. We are and will continue to be an inclusive county and it is imperative that we continue our work to participate in education and outreach in order to sensitize our residents to the detrimental effects of racism on the inhabitants of our communities. “

In a statement about Facebook, Will Jawando, a major member of the Council, called the video” disturbing “and said he would oversee the situation.

” … I have spoken to Montgomery County Police’s management about the incident and to express it This type of language is unacceptable. I understand that they have launched an internal investigation of the situation. I also asked the manager to investigate the circumstances behind why these young people were arrested in the first place. “

Montgomery County police said all allegations of maladministration of employees were examined by their home affairs department.

” We sincerely regret the disturbing nature of this video, “Montgomery County Police said.” We understand the pain that such a language causes whole society. Our commitment to having open and honest communication with society and providing open police service remains. “

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