Redding Police chief responds to video of officer 'forcefully stepping on head of suspect'
by Jason Turk, Nazy Javid
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"The end of the video shows one Redding Police Officer forcefully stepping on the head of the suspect," Chief Schueller said. "My staff and I took the following immediate steps: The officer in question was placed on paid administrative leave as required under California law and the Redding Police Officers Association Memorandum of Understanding. The officer’s peace officer powers were suspended. My Professional Standards Unit immediately began an investigation," he added.
REDDING, Calif. —

The Redding Police Department is responding after the police chief was made aware of a video circulating on social media showing the arrest of a combative subject by multiple Redding Police Department officers.


"Some of the force used is disturbing and may violate the standards of training and conduct required by the members of the Redding Police Department," Redding Police Chief Bill Schueller said.

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