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Outrage grows after cop seen punching woman

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>> You don't have a warrant.>> A video showing another instance of aggressive police tactics catching the public's attention. This time a white male officer is seen punching a white female in the face, reigniting outrage on social media.>> Hey.>> Hey.>> Hey you can't hit a girl like that.
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]>> Hey what the->> The confrontation between Flagstaff police officer Jeff Bonar and Marissa Morris, resulting in the cop being put on administrative leave. Two investigations, one criminal, the other internal, are underway. The chief of police vowing transparency, already posting police cam video on the Flagstaff PD website, but not of the actual punch.
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Footage from the cell phone showing more of the incident including an irate Morris refusing arrest wanting to see a warrant.>> That's going to court for sure.>> I didn't do anything.>> Eye witnesses pleading with a sobbing Morris to allow the officers to arrest her. She did but was later released because there were no outstanding warrants, only to be rearrested and charged with aggravated assault and resisting arrest.
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Views of the video are increasing. At a time of a number of police-involved shootings of unarmed black men and women. And increasing complaints of excessive police force by usually only from communities of color.