Cop catches falling boy after boy's mother tells him 'kill the police'

The woman was arrested for making a scene at the court clerk's office


By PoliceOne Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – An Oklahoma County woman was accused of telling her 2-year-old son to kill police after causing a ruckus at the local court clerk’s office.

According to KOCO.com, Tia Ann Ooten was making a scene when an employee of the clerk’s office called police to have her escorted out of the building.

Tia Ann Ooten (Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office photo)
Tia Ann Ooten (Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office photo)

As police arrived, Ooten, who had propped her son up on the counter, told him, “That's right son, be a man and kill the police!"

Moments later the boy fell from the counter and one of the responding officers caught him.

Ooten was arrested on complaints of assault and battery on an officer, obstructing an officer and disturbing the peace.

The 2-year-old child was placed in protective custody with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, according to the report. 

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