Video gets Canton police officer in trouble on the job

CANTON, Ohio - A Canton police officer is off the job and on administrative leave.

The organization called Ohioans for Concealed Carry posted a dash cam video of the officer's verbal altercation with a driver. 

You can hear the officer yelling and cursing at the man who had a permit for a concealed weapon.  The video is now getting lots of hits on YouTube.

Canton's police chief issued a statement.  He wrote, "The behavior demonstrated on the video is wholly unacceptable and it violates many rules, regulations and standards we demand of our officers."


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