Skip to content

Atlanta fires two police officers for “overuse of violence” in arresting two young people in protests

June 1, 2020

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced the release of two city police officers this Sunday after a video was released that “clearly” shows how the two officers are using “excessive use of force”. arrested two students on the day of the protests for George Floyd’s death when he was arrested by the police in Minneapolis.

Bottoms was announced after the video about the arrest of these two university students was massively broadcast on social media on Saturday evening.

Both youths took part in the mobilizations to refuse Floyd’s death, which sparked protests and riots in more than forty cities in the United States when one of them was boarded by five police officers.

Atlanta fires two police officers for “overuse of violence” in arresting two young people in protestsAtlanta fires two police officers for “overuse of violence” in arresting two young people in protests

“The excessive use of force is never acceptable,” he said after reviewing the pictures showing five officers approaching the two students’ cars, breaking the driver’s window and firing them with a taser gun Forcibly remove them from the vehicle.