Columbus, Ohio, police officer relieved of duty after threatening to choke suspect

The officer was caught on bodycam video making the threat during an arrest.
2:03 | 09/14/17

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Transcript for Columbus, Ohio, police officer relieved of duty after threatening to choke suspect
Buddy Tim video shows the moment it's Columbus police officers arrest Timothy Davis inside the Livingston market. He doesn't go down easily and oh. Davis' family and friends claim police brutality which sparked an internal investigation Mike police song. Calls a comment by an officer after the arrest. You can't there's no OK I'm an arm bar you do ground your. No on the no real for real arm bar you and then when that still doesn't Wear. A much of the life value. Has him off the job. But upon hearing some of the comments made by this one officer I've initiated internal affairs investigation. Yost had been relieved of duty. Taking his acting on away from him until we know whether or not those comments reflect type of behavior that he exhibits are there on the street. Words that were completely unacceptable. And inappropriate. And quite honestly inconsistent with our values other comments and I guess what you. Because of there and shoot them. And humble arouses us Davis. As well as questions about how Davis was treated after the scuffle. Are under investigation that's why I applaud the chiefs swift and decisive action. To take away this officer's patch their weapon. Fraternal order of police president Jason Pappas checks out the video for the first time. Have absolutely zero problem with the the arrest. And the uses of force alone to be with him policy and justify to me and his first the comments made after the arrest. It deserves to have his weapon as bad people. I don't think so not just for words. I think again this is a kind of approach moment sharing obviously with another officer. And I think they're just words.

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