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Arlington Police Faces Allegations of Misconduct


Arlington, Texas. July 14, 2017

On July 13, 2017, the Arlington Police Department received information regarding a social media video post which alleges misconduct by an Arlington Police Officer on July 3. The video captures a portion of an incident in which officers were dispatched to an in-progress offense.

Due to the age of the individuals involved, state law prohibits us from disclosing any additional information related to the incident which was captured on the video.

"We take allegations of employee misconduct seriously. We have reached out to the impacted family and are in the process of gathering all facts associated with this incident. Upon reviewing the video posted on social media, there are many questions that must be answered. Therefore, this incident has been referred to Internal Affairs for a formal investigation. The investigation will focus on the employee actions contained in the video as well as employee actions and that were not captured on the video.", said an Arlington Police release.

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