Ever wonder why some people hate cops? Watch the video above, captured on a cell phone, for some clues.
On Saturday, after Vandergrift High School's Lady Vipers won a state soccer title, fans poured on to the field to celebrate. Like a Berlin Wall border guard, a Georgetown, Texas, cop tried to stanch the celebratory flow by kicking and tripping celebrants.
Here's a local news story about the incident:
The Austin American-Statesman reports that the office, George Bermudez, has been put on leave until an investigation is completed:
Bermudez was chosen as an outstanding police officer for the Georgetown Police Department last year, [a GPD spokesman] said. He said Bermudez has been with the department since 2005 as a school resource officer at Georgetown High School, where the soccer game was held Saturday.
In the scheme of things, this is tiny, for sure. But WTF is still WTF.