A video as gone viral of a police officer Antonio Rodriguez punching a woman in the face at Miami International Airport.
The assault was filmed on an officer’s bodycamera and shows a Miami-Dade Police Department officer punching a woman on Wednesday evening.
The clip shows a woman facing two officers and yelling at one of them, before getting close to his face.
‘You black, you acting like you’re white but you’re really black. What’re you gonna do?’ the woman said before getting punched.
Miami Dade Police Department Director Alfredo Ramirez announced an investigation into the incident. He said that he ordered for involved officers to be relieved of duty.
He said:”I am shocked and angered by a body cam video that i just saw involving one of our officers. I’ve immediately initiated an investigation and ordered that the involved officers be relieved of duty. Actions such as these undermine the hard work that we have invested in
“our community and causes my heart to break for our community and for the vast majority of our officers who dedicate their lives to serving our County. This will not stand, and I assure our community that any officer acting in this vain will be held to account
“I have also just spoken to our State Attorney @KathyFndzRundle and asked that her office immediately become involved in the investigation”
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