Arrest Dog – level 3

18-08-2020 07:00

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.

Difficult words: come to light (to be revealed), latch (to hold), tendon (a tissue that joins muscles to bones), amputation (the removal of an arm or a leg).

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