Texas officer under investigation after violent arrest of teacher

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Saturday, July 23, 2016

A white Texas police officer is under investigation for violently throwing an African American teacher to the ground during a traffic stop.

The incident happened a year ago.

Now police have issued a public apology to that teacher.

Breaion king, 26, says she's grateful for that.

What's also disturbing is a recording inside the patrol car that caught another officer telling King African Americans have "violent tendencies."

"It concerns me that one officer has this notion about a whole group of people, a whole community of people, and he just assumed that about me," King said.

The police union in Austin, Texas has condemned the actions of both officers.

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