Calif. cop placed on leave over YouTube rant about bicyclists

The video, shot in Calabasas, was created by a volunteer reserve officer with the Santa Paula Police Department


CBS Los Angeles

SANTA PAULA, Calif. —  A video intended to be funny and satirical doesn’t have officials with the Santa Paula Police Department laughing.

The video, shot in Calabasas, was created by a volunteer reserve officer with the Santa Paula Police Department identified as Laura Weintraub.

At the end of a two-minute, 20-second rant about cyclists, a photo-shopped image of a car is shown plowing into about ten riders sending them flying in the air. On the freeze-frame there is a caption that says, “Like you’ve never thought about it…”

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  2. Officer Misconduct / Internal Affairs
  3. Social Media for Cops
  4. Bicycle
  5. California
  6. Police
  7. Youtube
  8. Reserve Police

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