Police Chief Releases Body Cam Video to Counter Abuse Claims

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - A police chief is answering allegations of officer misconduct with body cam video of a fleeing suspect jumping off a bridge. A social media post accused officers in Rainbow City, Alabama, of beating a man and throwing him off a bridge last week. Chief Jonathon Horton says his officers then received death threats, so he posted a video that shows the man's jump off the bridge.

The video was posted to youtube and has been shared almost 29 thousand times.  You can see it here.

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