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Behold the wrong arm of the law: As Video shows cop seizing female officer by throat during arrest

A Florida cop is under investigation after he choked a fellow officer who was trying to defuse a situation between the officer and a suspect.
Sunrise Police Department

A Florida cop is under investigation after he choked a fellow officer who was trying to defuse a situation between the officer and a suspect. Sunrise Police Department

A veteran Florida police officer is under examination following been caught on video grabbing a female cop by the throat when she attempted to pull him away from a handcuffed suspect.

Sunrise police Sgt. Christopher Pullease, 46, is blamed of attacking the 28-year-old female officer, who hasn’t been named, outside a Shop & Save convenience store on Nov. 19, WSVN reported.

The incedent spread out when Pullease and many other cops were apprehending a man for aggravated battery following hitting people outside the store.

Body camera footage, which was released last week, reveals Pullease walking up to the suspect as officers were grappling to get him into the police car.

Pullease reportedly leaned into the car, pulled out his pepper spray and aimed it at the suspect as he spoke to him.

Bodycam footage shows Sgt. Christopher Pullease struggling to put a suspect into a patrol car minutes before the situation deteriorates.
Sunrise Police Department

Sunrise Police Chief Anthony Rosa described Pullease’s behavior as “disgusting.”
Sunrise Police Department

The female cop suddenly ran over and tugged on Pullease’s belt in a bid to get him away from the suspect, the bodycam video showed.

Pullease whipped around, grabbed hold of the officer’s neck and shoved her against another patrol car, according to the footage.

Sunrise Police Chief Anthony Rosa described Pullease’s behavior as “disgusting.”

Christopher Pullease threatens the suspect with pepper spray before the other officer attempts to intervene. Sunrise Police Department

The chief released the video without any audio and refused to reveal what Pullease had said to the victim or his fellow officer.

Rosa said Pullease escalated what should have been a calm situation with the suspect.

“I find it to be inappropriate and unprofessional, because what he did is he escalated the situation when calm was actually required,” the chief said.

Christopher Pullease has been assigned to desk work amid the ongoing probe and no charges have been filed against him.
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He praised the female cop, who has only been with the department for 2 1/2 years, for stepping in.

“I’m very proud of this police officer. She took some definitive action. I can only imagine what she must be feeling. She’s a newer officer, and he’s a very senior sergeant,”

Rosa said.

Pullease has been assigned to desk work amid the ongoing probe and no charges have been filed  against him

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