La Mesa Police Officer Shown Body Slamming Teenage Girl In Facebook Video Is Reassigned
Monday, January 22, 2018
A La Mesa police officer will no longer patrol schools after cell phone video captured him slamming a 17-year-old girl to the ground at Helix Charter High School Friday.
The officer is not being disciplined as the department investigates his use of force, said Lt. Chad Bell, a spokesman for the La Mesa Police Department. Instead, he has been transferred to the investigations division.
The video sparked outrage after Aeiramique Blake, a community organizer, posted it on social media and promised to “completely (shut) down my sister’s school, Helix High.”
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