Fort Smith police release body camera video from teen’s arrest

Fort Smith authorities launched a 14-minute video revealing body electronic camera video. The video was taken after 6 p.m. June 21. If you wish to see the whole video launched you can see it on Fort Smith Cops’s facebook page. It does consist of language however minors’ faces have actually been blurred.A shopping center guard informed authorities he was threatened when he informed the group to leave.The guard stated a juvenile informed him: “I am going to get my gun and come back to kill all you.” The video reveals Officer Garrett Ford and Investigator Andre Arnoldi taking the juvenile to the ground after authorities stated he withstood arrest.An officer was seen putting his knee on the juvenile’s back.Police stated in a release that the strategy was “a common technique for subduing resisting or aggressive people.”40/29 News has actually experienced the video, the officer appears to have had his knee on the juvenile’s back for less than 20 seconds. Body electronic camera video likewise reveals another juvenile being jailed. Cops stated he interfered with arrest. Fort Smith Cops Lt. Don Cobb stated the officer’s usage of force is under examination. “We investigate every use of force. I mean anytime that an officer potentially puts himself in danger or put somebody else in danger, because I have to take you to the ground or I have to wrestle around with you or whatever, then we initiate use of force,” Lt. Cobb stated. “We have special software that we use to report that. It gets forwarded through the chain of command eventually to the Office of Professional Standards and they conduct an investigation.”

Fort Smith authorities launched a 14-minute video revealing body electronic camera video. The video was taken after 6 p.m. June 21.

If you wish to see the whole video launched you can see it on Fort Smith Cops’s facebook page. It does consist of language however minors’ faces have actually been blurred.

A shopping center guard informed authorities he was threatened when he informed the group to leave.

The guard stated a juvenile informed him: “I am going to get my gun and come back to kill all you.”

The video reveals Officer Garrett Ford and Investigator Andre Arnoldi taking the juvenile to the ground after authorities stated he withstood arrest.

An officer was seen putting his knee on the juvenile’s back.

Cops stated in a release that the strategy was “a common technique for subduing resisting or aggressive people.”

40/29 News has actually experienced the video, the officer appears to have had his knee on the juvenile’s back for less than 20 seconds.

Body electronic camera video likewise reveals another juvenile being jailed. Cops stated he interfered with arrest.

Fort Smith Cops Lt. Don Cobb stated the officer’s usage of force is under examination.

“We investigate every use of force. I mean anytime that an officer potentially puts himself in danger or put somebody else in danger, because I have to take you to the ground or I have to wrestle around with you or whatever, then we initiate use of force,” Lt. Cobb stated. “We have special software that we use to report that. It gets forwarded through the chain of command eventually to the Office of Professional Standards and they conduct an investigation.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.