Minnesota City of Edina Apologizes for Controversial Arrest of Black Man

The mayor and City Council of Edina, Minnesota, have publicly apologized for a videotaped altercation between a white police officer and a black man that circulated heavily on social media, after hearing emotional testimony from the audience.
1:22 | 10/19/16

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Transcript for Minnesota City of Edina Apologizes for Controversial Arrest of Black Man
Residents frustrated and out links. And equipment and city leaders in Donald Minnesota know they want answers. It's fortunate I'm. This was some videotape I had to me what would have happened. The first council meeting since this video went viral. Hacked the two people in the now controversial video were not bear. Yeah. Laurie time on this and lieutenant Pete Olson the officer cleaning he stopped Thomas for walking the middle of the street in heating traffic. The woman who recorded the video Jan Ralf saying he was hugging the right side of construction. I. The officer did need to approach this situation that men and put a Santa Monica. According to officials Thomas the eighteenth at the scene and cited for disorderly conduct. Was later released on citation draw. We can't deny yours. Offers her bills and maintain his. I am the mayor also announced to be heard the officer followed protocol he will not be disciplined. For some. New. The answer. Let's city officials say they will now review those policies and it will look to see if any reforms are necessary including re train the officers. Elizabeth her ABC news New York.

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