Investigation into video of officer on social media - PCC response
Officers from West Midlands Police's Professional
Standards Department are investigating after a video of a police
officer was posted on social media.
The constable is heard to make racial comments to a member of
the public during a search of a premises in Coventry on 24
The force received an official complaint and referred the matter
to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC).
West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson,
"This video is extremely disappointing and has understandably
caused distress. It would appear to show a police officer acting in
a way which is totally contrary with the values of West Midlands
Police. I am reassured that the Chief Constable has taken swift
action, including referring the matter to the Independent Police