Sergeant Fired

1 decade 2 years 8 months ago Friday, September 21 2007 Sep 21, 2007 Friday, September 21, 2007 6:48:27 AM CDT September 21, 2007 in News
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ST. GEORGE (AP) - A suburban St. Louis police officer whose berating of a motorist was captured on video loses his job. Aldermen in the tiny town of St. George voted this week to fire Sergeant James Kuehnlein. 20-year-old motorist Brett Darrow had a video recorder inside his car. He was at a commuter lot near Interstate 55 in the early hours of September 7th when the officer approached the car. In a video that got wide viewership on the Internet, Kuehnlein is heard taunting and threatening Darrow, sometimes shouting and using profanity. Darrow says he's pleased with the decision to fire the officer. An attorney for Kuehnlein says he is still weighing his options.

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