A police officer in a Cleveland suburb seen on video repeatedly punching a black motorist during a traffic stop in August has been fired.
Cobb County Lt. Greg Abbott of Georgia will no longer be a police officer after a long career because he told a white motorist during a traffic stop, "you're not black. Remember? We only kill black people. Yeah. We only kill black people, right? All the videos you've seen, have you seen (inaudible) people get killed?" He is retiring after being slated for firing.
A police officer is on administrative leave for his involvement in the violent arrest of a black man in Euclid, Ohio.