Fort Lauderdale Cop Suspended for Shoving Peaceful Protester

A Florida police officer has been relieved of duty after he was filmed shoving a protester while she was kneeling on the ground. The video was taken at a

The video was taken at a protest in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Sunday, according to WVSN. In the video, Officer Steven Pohorence is on foot trying to force the demonstrators to disperse. Surrounded by several people, he started to walk away, but a masked woman in a white tank top dropped to her knees in front of him. When he shoved her the crowd erupted.

After the push, Officer Krystle Smith is seen pointing and shouting at Pohorence as walked away.



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