Police officer to keep job after controversial Michael Brown comment

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Saturday, September 5, 2015
Police investigate Michael Brown comment
A comment made by a Chicago police officer during a traffic stop is now under investigation.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A Chicago police officer gets to keep his job after an investigation into controversial comments made in a video.

The investigation began after the officer was seen in the YouTube video making a racially-charged comment during a traffic stop.

A witness told the officer he was recording him because he doesn't trust police after incidents like the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

WITNESS: "We don't trust y'all. You heard about Mike Brown."

OFFICER: "Mike Brown deserved it. He got what he had coming."

Supt. Garry McCarthy says the officer will lose about a week's vacation and complete additional training.