The mayor of Atlanta said two police officers have been fired and three others relegated to desk duty for excessive use of force during a protest incident.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced on Sunday that two officers were no longer with the police force after body camera footage showed them arresting two college students in a manner that was “really shocking to watch.”
The incident came to light after footage of it was circulated online. In the video, a group of police officers in riot gear can be seen approaching a vehicle that a man was driving with a woman sitting in the passenger seat. The officers proceeded