‘You’re always going to be a Mexican’: California teacher’s racist verbal attack on deputy sheriff caught on bodycam
Footage of a teacher’s racist outburst to a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy during a traffic stop has gone viral, after the incident was caught on bodycam.
After the unnamed woman was pulled over for using her phone while driving, she started to record and berate the officer, calling him a “murderer.”
“You’re a murderer. I started to record because you’re a murderer,” the woman said, as he informed her that her actions were against the law.
She then demanded to speak with his “supervisor,” continued to brand him a “murderer,” and told him she was a teacher, before taking aim at his race.
“Here you go, Mexican racist. You’re always going to be a Mexican. You’ll never be white,” she shouted, after receiving a ticket. “You’ll never be white, which is what you really want to be.”
NEW: "You're always gonna be a Mexican, you'll never be white, you know that?"A Latino LASD deputy sent me his bodycam video of a woman claiming to be a teacher launching into a racist tirade against him when he pulled her over in San Dimas. She repeatedly calls him a murderer. pic.twitter.com/Cc8jSVenCQ— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) May 3, 2021
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said in an interview with Fox News that he was “appalled” by the incident, adding, “You have one incident like George Floyd ... but some people want to label the entire profession as if everyone was a Derek Chauvin. It shows you that bigotry and racism comes in all colors and all ages.”
According to the sheriff’s department, the woman had previously made false statements against officers, and, on this occasion, went on to file a harassment complaint against the deputy she was caught harassing in the video.
Social media users called for her name to be made public, while others demanded she be fired from her position.
Do we know this vile woman's name?— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) May 4, 2021
Wow. This is who is teaching children? She needs to be removed from her position, immediately! She was flat out lying. Amazing what people think they can get away with!— Jan Joyner 🇺🇸 (@joyner_jan) May 3, 2021
This woman is VILE. She's the perfect example of a crazy, racist, disgusting, intolerant human being. Bravo to the officer for maintaining his calm demeanor in the face of such an offensive onslaught. Shame on her.— Matthew Betley 🇺🇸 (@MatthewBetley) May 3, 2021
“I can just imagine the way she speaks to her Hispanic students!” commented one user.
Some commenters in the area local to the incident claimed the woman was a teacher at Los Angeles Southwest College, but this could not be confirmed.Also on rt.com Protests erupt after North Carolina sheriff’s deputy fatally shoots black man while serving search warrant
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