Marietta, GA – Cobb County police officer Maurice Lawson has been suspended for two weeks without pay.
Lawson, is accused of using racially insensitive language during a traffic stop, involving a black male subject (Brian Baker) which was captured on video (it made national attention).
Many activists whom demanded for Lawson’s dismissal from duty as a police officer, were relieved to hear that Lawson would be suspended for 2 weeks without pay, that Lawson must attend extra training courses such as de-escalation in which he has already completed a 16-hour course, Lawson is also being scheduled for verbal defense / influence courses.
Lawson has 10 days to appeal.
According to sources, this isn’t the first complaint Lawson has faced, prior to the one above. A Female whom felt afraid (un-related) called 911 on Lawson, whom was driving an undercover car accusing him of racial profiling her according to sources.
Stay tuned should we update this further…
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