Officer’s profanities caught on witness’ camera
A video still shows Sidney Police Officer Scott Tobler as captured on video camera during a confrontation with Steven Bell of Sidney. Bell posted video of Tobler threatening to arrest him for obstruction and screaming profanities during an incident between the two on Friday. Viewers should be aware that profanities are used in the video.
Posted: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 5:00 am
SIDNEY — If western Nebraska law enforcement officers weren’t clear about the possible implications of video cameras, they are now.
Over the weekend, a video shot by Sidney resident Steven Bell went viral after Bell and his wife recorded a video of a Sidney Police officer losing his cool and swearing at the man. As of press time, the video, posted on YouTube and titled “Sidney, NE Police officer flips out,” had been viewed nearly 20,000 times. The video has been shared via Facebook and on other websites, its maker, Stephen Bell, told the Star-Herald.
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