Thursday, August 28, 2014
FL Policeman Threatens Black Teen Videotaping His Arrest
A Florida police chief has come to the defense of his officers after a video surfaced on YouTube showing two white Boynton Beach cops dragging a black youth out of a car and threatening his friend with a gun during a traffic stop.
The brief, often shaky cell phone video laced with profanities, which was recorded in February 2013, was uploaded online last month by the user TRAGEDYDAHOTBOY under the title, ‘1 of my encounters with Boynton beach pd…’
'I'll put a round in your a** so quick': Florida police chief defends cop who threatened to shoot young black man because he filmed his partner throwing him on the ground
A cell phone video of the confrontation was recorded February 4, 2013, in Boynton Beach, Florida
The clip shows a police sergeant dragging a young black man from a car and his partner pulling a gun on another passenger
Boynton Beach Police Chief Jeffrey Katz defended the officers' actions, saying the occupants of the car were antagonistic and had no 'fear of police'
By SNEJANA FARBEROV FOR MAIL ONLINE
Daily Mail (UK)
PUBLISHED: 20:34 EST, 27 August 2014 | UPDATED: 01:12 EST, 28 August 2014