Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of NBA's Sterling Brown, video released

Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said on Wednesday that officers acted inappropriately during the January arrest


By PoliceOne Staff

MILWAUKEE – A police chief has apologized for the arrest of an NBA player, and video of the incident has been released.

According to the Associated Press, Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said on Wednesday that officers acted inappropriately during the January arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown.

The NBA player was arrested in a Walgreens parking lot by officers who had been checking on a car parked in two handicap spaces, according to the report. During the encounter, officers used a TASER.

Brown was initially charged with resisting arrest, but those charges were later dropped.

Morales said the officers were disciplined after an investigation into the incident.

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