Detective put on leave for pulling gun on biker

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A detective in Washington state was placed on administrative leave Tuesday after video of a controversial traffic stop surfaced in which he’s seen pointing his gun at a motorcyclist without identifying himself.

The man on the bike, Alex Randall, was wearing a helmet camera when he was pulled over on Aug. 16 by the King County Sheriff’s detective.

“This video shows the boldness of the King County Sheriffs Deputies and lack of fear of repercussions in threatening and intimidating an unarmed citizen with excessive use of force,” Randall wrote at the beginning of his YouTube video.

Randall was sitting at a traffic stop when the detective came up behind him with his gun drawn.

“How ya doin?” the detective asks, startling Randall.

“Oh shit, what’re you doing to me?” the motorcyclist says.

 

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source: http://www.guns.com/2017/08/30/detective-in-washington-placed-on-administrative-leave-after-viral-traffic-stop-video/
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