BRPD release picture from body camera video

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department released a photo Monday afternoon that shows a still picture from the body camera footage of a questionable arrest.

The footage shows the officer kneeling on the back of a juvenile. Chief Murphy Paul says the officer’s knee was not on the teen’s neck.

BRPD body camera footage
BRPD body camera footage (Source: WAFB)

According to BRPD policy, this is an allowed tactical maneuver, which is taught in the Baton Rouge Police Academy.

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