Video Of Bar Fight Involving MPD Cops Released

WCCO | CBS Minnesota

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Video released Monday shows Minneapolis Police Officers Brian Thole and Shawn Powell telling Green Bay Police about a fight with a group of black men in late June – an incident that resulted in both officers being placed on paid administrative leave.

When Green Bay Police arrived on the scene that June night, dash cam video shows off-duty officers Thole and Powell in the middle of a confrontation – which they continue to pursue even after police try and break it up.

Thole, wearing a dark shirt, and Powell, wearing a white shirt and baseball cap, can be overheard telling officers that they are members of the Minneapolis SWAT Team.

According to a more than 40-page report filed by Green Bay Police, Thole and Powell used racial slurs when describing the men with whom they were arguing.

“We (expletive) were walking down…

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