Footage of ‘clearly wrongful conduct’ by Greensboro officer will be made public, City Council votes

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Greensboro police patrol car. (File photo)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — People can see for themselves next week what council members expressed shock at seeing Tuesday night:

Police camera footage from three months ago of inappropriate, disturbing and “clearly wrongful conduct” by a Greensboro police officer — the same officer disciplined over his conduct in a racially charged incident from 2014.

The City Council voted 7-2 to let the public see footage from a June 17 incident involving then-Officer Travis Cole, who has since resigned. The council All Postssaid releasing the footage is necessary to maintain the public’s trust in the police department.

At 1 p.m. Monday, the police department will show footage from two police cameras — Cole’s and his partner’s.

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