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"You would be the first one I would shoot," says officer

WEST MIDLANDS police officers were caught on camera, making racist statements to a young black male in his own home.

In a video, posted on Facebook, the police offers entered the home of Jack Chambers, 24, and made antagonising comments regarding his race.

In the clip, one of the officers mocked the Black Lives Matter movement and said Chambers should "not go Black Lives Matter on us" and said "You would be the first one I would shoot if I had a gun definitely."

So far, the clip has received 1.7k views, with many commenting on the behaviour of the officers.


JACK CHAMBERS

One commentator wrote: "Great that we all record audio and video of all interactions with the police. Documenting them is a very important tool at our disposal."

Another commentator said: "What he said is not to be taken lightly, that's no joke it's a terrorist threat against black lives."

The force received an official complaint about the video and the officer's comments and has referred the matter to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

Assistant chief constable Alex Murray said: "What was said was not right and the officer has been removed from front line duties pending further assessment. We expect the highest standards of behaviour from all our officers and staff, and we will always take complaints from members of the public seriously."

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