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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