Two Georgia police officers fired for using a coin toss app to decide whether to arrest a speeder

Business Insider | 7/27/2018 | Sinéad Baker, INSIDER
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Two police officers pulled over a woman for speeding in April.

Bodycam footage shows them using a coin toss app to decide whether or not to arrest the woman.

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The footage shows them assigning "arrest" to "heads' and assigning "release" to "tails."

An investigation was launched when the footage surfaced, and the two officers have now been fired.

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The police chief said their actions could "destroy public respect" for the department.

Two Georgia police officers have been fired after bodycam footage showed them using a coin toss app to decide whether or not to arrest a woman.

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An investigation was launched after the bodycam footage shows police officers Courtney Brown and Kristee Wilson pull over a woman, Sara Webb, for speeding in April.

In the video, obtained by WXIA-TV Channel 11, the officers return to their vehicle to process Webb's license, where they then decide to use a coin toss app to decide if they would arrest her. "A [arrest] - head. R [release] - tail," can be heard, followed by a...
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