Two Atlanta police officers fired for ‘shocking’ use of force in arrests during protests

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
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