Tacoma, WA – A man was charged with assaulting a Spokane Police Officer after he filmed the officer helping a man, but then attacked the officer.The incident on August 1, was captured by the officer’s body camera.
Police say anyone is welcome to shoot video of them working and it is something that happens quite a bit, but in this case, the man got in the way of the officer being able to do his job and that’s when it became a problem.
“This is not an unusual situation we have to deal with people that are either emotional driven or chemically induced driven,” Sergeant Shawn Kendall said.The officer in the video responded to a call about a man intoxicated and drinking in downtown Spokane.
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