Police investigate Alabama officers for excessive force

An Alabama police department is investigating a video of an arrest that shows two Tuscaloosa police officers punching and using a baton to hit a woman during a traffic stop.
1:33 | 04/24/19

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the courts, and almost certainly, the supreme court. Jon, thanks. We turn now to police officers ordering a woman out of the car, then scuffling with her on the ground. One of them raising his baton. And then hitting her. Here's linsey Davis. Driver's license, proof of insurance. Reporter: This newly released body camera video starts out like any routine traffic stop. Tell you what. Go on and step out. Reporter: But within seconds it quickly escalates. Jhasmynn Sheppard pleading with a Tuscaloosa officer not to arrest her. Are you serious? Have you lost your freaking mind? Reporter: Turning around as he attempts to handcuff her, then hitting the concrete. Police say the 22-year-old fled the scene of an accident and was charged with disarming a police officer, second-degree assault, and resisting arrest. I could have shot you when you grabbed this. Reporter: This cell phone video showing her hit with a police baton was posted by bystanders and watched by thousands including the Tuscaloosa police chief. Now the department launching an investigation. I was disgusted by what I saw, what I heard, and I was embarrassed by it. Reporter: Police say they are in talks with prosecutors about possibly dismissing the charges. David, both officers are said to be remorseful. They remain on desk duty. The incident is being investigated. Thank you. Next tonight to chilling video from the attacks in Sri

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