Milwaukee’s police chief apologized and said his officers “acted inappropriately” when they used a stun gun on Milwaukee Bucks star Sterling Brown. The department also released body cam footage of the incident from January.
“During the encounter, Mr. Brown was decentralized, Tased and arrested,” Alfonso Morales, the police chief, said at a press conference Wednesday.
“Our department conducted an investigation into the incident, which revealed members acted inappropriately, and those members were recently disciplined.”
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel identified the officer who confronted Brown as Joseph Grams, a former soldier, and said he was suspended for two days. At least two other officers were suspended, one for 10 days and another for 15.
The incident happened around 2 a.m. on January 26 in a mostly empty Walgreens parking lot. Brown left his Mercedes idling across parking lanes while he was in the store, the video released Wednesday shows.
When Brown exits the Walgreens, he