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Woman Accuses Cop Of Racism, Gets Surprise Of A Lifetime When Police Release His Body Cam Footage
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Woman Accuses Cop Of Racism, Gets Surprise Of A Lifetime When Police Release His Body Cam Footage

On April 27th, a South Carolinian woman was pulled to the side of the road by police in Virginia. Dawn H. W. immediately went live on Facebook after the incident, sharing her experience through tears. “I was just bullied by a racist cop, who threatened to pull me out of the car,” she said about her encounter with the officer, “I was going 70 mph in a 65 zone”. In her 11-minute video, Dawn stressed how traumatic it felt, and how she feared being shot, tasered or “Sandra Blanded”. As well as detailing the encounter, the woman mentioned that she “did a lot of protesting, a lot of fighting in her day, so things like that wouldn’t happen”.

After the video went viral, Brunswick County Sheriff Brian Roberts received a flood of angry calls from concerned people. He reviewed the officer’s body cam footage and determined that his deputy did nothing wrong during the encounter with Dawn H. W. “I don’t know what she has been through and I don’t know her life history, what I worry about is this kind of thing will inflame situations where you see cops in other states have been executed while they were just eating lunch,” the sheriff told WTVR.

The officer’s body cam recording was then released to the public and it became clear that he acted in a professional manner. In the video, the deputy clarified that the reason he stopped her wasn’t racial profiling, as Dawn H. W. had claimed, but the fact that she was going at 70mph when the speed limit was 55mph. He then gave her a ticket and wished her a safe day. Scroll down below to watch the video and see how the deputy handled the situation.

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On April 27 she was pulled to the side of the road by police in Virginia

After the encounter she went live on Facebook stating that “she was just bullied by a racist cop”

Watch the video below to see what Dawn went through

After the video went viral, Brunswick County Sheriff Brian Roberts received many angry calls

He reviewed the officer’s body cam footage and determined that his deputy was being wrongfully accused

The woman was pulled over because she was going 70mph where the speed limit was 55mph

The officer acted professionally and it became obvious that the woman was lying

Watch the video below to see how the deputy handled the situation

People on the internet were quick to express their opinions on the matter

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Smoofy
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4 years ago

People like this make it worse for real victims of racial discrimination, or police brutality.

Monilip
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4 years ago

I agree. Same with false "rape victims".

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Rachel Rosky
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4 years ago

This is why as much as I'd absolutely support people who experience real racial bias from officers, I need legitimate evidence in order to do so. I take no one at their word alone, sadly you can't. I think body cams are a good way to try to hold EVERYONE accountable in those situations.

anarkzie
Community Member
4 years ago

Needing legitimate evidence is what the whole western justice system(and probably most countries in the world) is based on, thankfully camera phones have made easier to gather that evidence but theres still going to be people like the above woman who tell lies.

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Cindy Liggett
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4 years ago

On her video she says she was having a good day, just talking on the phone. If she had been paying attention instead of being on the phone, perhaps she would have seen the speed limit sign. The officer was very professional in dealng with her. She is a total disgrace to african americans by making false allegations. She needs another ticket for being an all out liar.

Kiki
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4 years ago

Just the fact she was talking on her phone while driving warranted being pulled over.

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Smoofy
Community Member
4 years ago

People like this make it worse for real victims of racial discrimination, or police brutality.

Monilip
Community Member
4 years ago

I agree. Same with false "rape victims".

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Rachel Rosky
Community Member
4 years ago

This is why as much as I'd absolutely support people who experience real racial bias from officers, I need legitimate evidence in order to do so. I take no one at their word alone, sadly you can't. I think body cams are a good way to try to hold EVERYONE accountable in those situations.

anarkzie
Community Member
4 years ago

Needing legitimate evidence is what the whole western justice system(and probably most countries in the world) is based on, thankfully camera phones have made easier to gather that evidence but theres still going to be people like the above woman who tell lies.

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Cindy Liggett
Community Member
4 years ago

On her video she says she was having a good day, just talking on the phone. If she had been paying attention instead of being on the phone, perhaps she would have seen the speed limit sign. The officer was very professional in dealng with her. She is a total disgrace to african americans by making false allegations. She needs another ticket for being an all out liar.

Kiki
Community Member
4 years ago

Just the fact she was talking on her phone while driving warranted being pulled over.

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