Arrest Dog – level 3
A police department has temporarily stopped the use of arrest dogs after a shocking bodycam footage came to light.
The video shows US police officers ordering a dog to attack an unresisting black man. The suspect was already handcuffed when the dog latched onto his leg for 20 seconds. In the video, a police officer can be heard repeatedly praising the animal, saying ´good boy´.
The police department said that the officer had been placed on administrative leave. According to the suspect, the injury was avoidable; however, he also said that he suffered permanent nerve and tendon damage with infections that could lead to amputation.
The incident happened almost one month before George Floyd´s death.
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