Cop suspended for viral video of him kissing woman, getting in squad car with her

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A Prince George’s County Police officer has been suspended after the department launched an investigation into a viral video that showed the officer kissing a woman at a park near a school in Maryland, USA.

The police department identified the officer as Francesco Marlett, who was suspended in 2016 over allegations that he beat a 3-year-old child unconscious, according to Fox 5 DC.

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The department in a tweet on Tuesday, September 5, said: “PGPD Executive Command is aware of a video circulating on social media with one of our officers. As soon as we became aware earlier today, we opened an investigation to determine the circumstances. Additional information will be released once investigated and confirmed.”

In an updated tweet later that evening, the department said: “Update: the officer has been identified. His police powers are now suspended as the investigation continues.”


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