Black officer gets attention with video on fatal shooting


WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A black female police officer in suburban Cleveland is getting a lot of attention after posting a video on Facebook with her reaction to Tuesday’s fatal police shooting of a black man in Louisiana.

Nakia Jones says she was so upset after watching the video-recorded killing in Baton Rouge that she wanted to quit the police force in Warrensville Heights.

She says she became a police officer to make a difference in people’s lives and that anyone who’s afraid of black people should take off their uniform.

Her impassioned reaction has been watched more than 3 million times since it was posted to her Facebook page Wednesday.

She says white officers who are racist have no business working in a black community.

Messages were left with the police department and the officer.

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Online:

https://www.facebook.com/nakiajonesproductions/videos/10208712158314077/?pnref=story

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