End him! Uniformed California cop is probed after sharing video of himself utilizing his baton like NUNCHUCKS to Mortal Kombat soundtrack
- Sgt Eddie Chan, with San Jose Police Division, is being investigated by Inside Affairs workplace over baton video
- Video set to thudding music from traditional preventing recreation Mortal Kombat reveals Chan in full uniform utilizing a pair of police batons as nunchucks
- Chan didn’t share the video on social media, nevertheless it has been circulating amongst fellow officers in San Jose
- Chan’s former supervisor slammed the video as ‘irresponsible’
A California police sergeant faces an inside investigation after sharing himself twirling two batons like nunchucks to the strains of the Mortal Kombat soundtrack.
The San Jose Police Division’s Inside Affairs is probing Sgt Eddie Chan’s to find out if he violated any guidelines whereas making the video.
Within the recording, which has been circulating amongst San Jose cops, Chan, wearing his sergeant’s uniform, is seen utilizing a pair of police batons like nunchucks.
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Sgt Eddie Chan, with the San Jose Police Division, is being investigated by the company’s Inside Affairs workplace over this baton video
Nunchucks is a conventional weapon from the Okinawa area of Japan consisting of two sticks linked at one finish by a brief chain or rope.
Standing in the midst of an empty car parking zone after darkish, Chan energetically swings and whips across the batons, imitating martial arts strikes.
NBC Bay Area, which broke the story, reported that the batons seen in Chan’s video weren’t issued by the San Jose police.
The video is about to thudding techno music from the favored 90s online game and Mortal Kombat, which has additionally been become a film sequence.
The newest installment within the R-rated martial arts franchise is scheduled to be launched in theaters on Friday.
‘I believe the video was irresponsible, definitely in at the moment’s local weather,’ stated Rob Millard, a retired San Jose police lieutenant who used to oversee Chan.
Millard, who additionally taught defensive techniques to cops, stated the strikes seen in Chan’s video had been by no means a part of his curriculum, ‘not whilst enjoyable warmup stuff.’
Some officers, talking to the station on situation of anonymity, expressed concern that the baton video sends the flawed message each to rookie cops who’re beneath Chan’s supervision, and in addition to the general public.
The video is about to music from Mortal Kombat and reveals Chan in full uniform utilizing a pair of police batons as nunchucks
Chan didn’t share the video on social media, nevertheless it has been circulating amongst fellow cops in San Jose
Chan’s former supervisor slammed the martial arts-inspired video of the cop swinging the batons as ‘irresponsible’
‘That is nothing we have to see from police,’ stated Rev. Jethro Moore, of the NAACP San Jose chapter.
DailyMail.com on Tuesday reached out to the police division, looking for data on Sgt Chan’s background, however a spokesperson declined to remark, citing the continuing investigation.
The incident comes at a time when the nation is having a second of reckoning over police brutality following a sequence of high-profile instances involving use of deadly power by officers, together with the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and, extra just lately, Daunte Wright.
Floyd’s alleged killer Derek Chauvin is about to be taught his destiny within the coming days, as jurors in Minneapolis deliberate on whether or not to convict him of the black safety guard’s homicide.