Published: Mon, July 16, 2018
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Cops 'Flip a Coin' to Decide Whether They'll Arrest Driver

Cops 'Flip a Coin' to Decide Whether They'll Arrest Driver

Roswell Police Chief Rusty Grant told FOX 5 Atlanta that as he soon as he found out about the incident he started an internal investigation and put Brown and Wilson on paid administrative leave. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the coin flip came up "r" for release but the officers arrested the woman.

"A [arrest] head, R [release] tail", said the officer identified as Wilson.

The other officer identified as Kristee Wilson then opens up a coin-flipping app on the on-board computer.

"This behavior is not indicative of the hardworking officers of the Roswell Police Department", Grant said in his statement.

Officer Brown's body camera then shows her get back into her police cruiser and ask another officer what to do.

"23 [the police code for arrest]", Wilson replied.

Brown said she didn't have speed detection equipment, and Wilson said she didn't have any tickets.

Webb told officers when she was first pulled over that she was speeding because she was late for work.

A woman identified as Officer Courtney Brown is heard in the video confronting Webb about speeding in wet conditions.

But there are no indications they had similar conduct there, he said. "I am sharing my daughter, Sarah Ashley Webb experience", she wrote online.

Brown then returns to her vehicle to consult with fellow officers about whether to arrest Sarah Webb or just give her a ticket.

As she is led towards the auto, Webb begins to cry, and body cam shows the hair stylist sobbing in the back seat of the patrol vehicle. She called her employer to let her know of her arrest. He said he couldn't discuss details as the investigation is ongoing.

"It's the people who are supposed to protect us, but instead consider our freedom and our life as a game" she said later.

Webb told Inside Edition that was "very angry and upset" after learning that her fate was decided by the coin toss.

"I just want to see the two officers, I want to see justice", she said.

But when WXIA 11Alive news station notified Webb of the police body cam video, she filed a request to see it before her court appearance on July 9.

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