CINCINNATI — A Cincinnati police officer who used a CBS affiliate WKRC-TV reported.accused of shoplifting told her that actions like hers hurts the “community,” according to body camera footage of the arrest. “You know, sweetheart, this is why there’s no grocery stores in the black community,” said Officer Kevin Brown on a comment caught by his body camera,
The comment resulted in an internal investigation that found that Brown – who is also black – violated department policies. It marks the second time Brown has been accused of making inappropriate comments while on duty, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer, which said he was previously written up for using a homophobic slur in reference to a domestic violence victim.
Body camera footage of theshows her crying after Brown deploys his stun gun.