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April 21, 2014
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Video of cop tripping students prompts investigation

The officer was attempting to stop students from rushing the soccer field

By PoliceOne Staff

GEORGETOWN, Texas — Cellphone video showing a women’s soccer championship victory has gone viral because an officer working the sporting event can be seen attempting to trip people and stop them from rushing the field.

The Georgetown Police Department issued the following statement Sunday evening, after receiving several phone calls from concerned parents:

“Georgetown administrators have taken the information and will be forwarding it to internal affairs for review and investigation.”

The department told KXAN that they planned to release more details Monday. 

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