The brutal assault and arrest was captured by news cameras.
Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottomsannounced on Sunday night (May 31) that two of the officers responsible for tasering and arresting a couple driving in their car, not breaking any laws, during Saturday night’s protests have been fired. Bottoms says one of the officers has been on the force for 16 years, and the other for 20. She also says the three other officers involved have been placed on desk duty.
🚨BREAKING🚨 Mayor @KeishaBottoms announces the termination of 2 Atlanta Police Department officers involved in last nights incident with Morehouse and Spelman college students. pic.twitter.com/rZ4udbur4U
— Francesca Amiker (@FranTVHost) May 31, 2020