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Heckled Cop Admits Saying 'Go Back to the Reservation'

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The Eureka Police Department is investigating an officer who admitted on camera to telling a Native American man working on his car along the waterfront to “go back to the reservation.” In the footage the man can be heard responding with some insults of his own. The ‘Department has a zero-tolerance policy for racially insensitive comments. As the incident garners widespread attention, reactions and analysis are shared while body cam footage could eventually reveal more. Video below.


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