Photo: Chicago Sun-Times
It’s been a tough summer for Cook County, Ill. sheriff’s officers.They’ve had to deal with an unprecedented spike in crime in the Chicagoland area.
But one officer appears to have taking “blowing off stress” a bit too far.
“A 6-foot-5, 325-pound Cook County correctional officer allegedly punched an inmate in the face and then told the inmate that if he didn’t tell others he swung first, the officer would tell superiors that the man tried to escape,” the Chicago Sun-Times Rummana Hussain reports.
Surveillance video of the incident has now been released. Check it out:
NOW WATCH: Briefing videos
Business Insider Emails & Alerts
Site highlights each day to your inbox.