Caught on camera: Officer slaps kid in the head - KMOV.com

Caught on camera: Officer slaps kid in the head

EUGENE, Oregon -- An Oregon police officer was caught on camera slapping a 10-year-old boy in the head.

The officer said he did it because the boy bit him while he was trying to enforce a court order in a child custody dispute.

The child was told by his mother to run away from him – she recorded the incident.

“You do not hit an underage child,” said the child’s mother.

The officer said he was just doing his job.

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