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Ohio Cop Who Sicced Dog on Unarmed Black Man Fired After Video Goes Public

HeadlineJul 27, 2023

An Ohio police officer filmed unleashing a police dog on an unarmed Black truck driver during a July 4 traffic stop has been fired. The Circleville Police Department said actions taken by officer Ryan Speakman “did not meet the standards and expectations we hold for our police officers.” Video of the incident shows 23-year-old truck driver Jadarrius Rose had his hands in the air when Speakman directed the dog to maul him. Rose was hospitalized with significant bleeding on his arms, then booked on felony charges of failure to comply. We’ll have more on the use of K-9 units by police and prison guards later in the broadcast.

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