“An officer has stepped forward to take responsibility for the video and for interacting with Mr. Scipio in that fashion. The officer has been removed from patrol duty pending the conclusion of our investigation,” said Grosse Pointe Park spokesman Greg Bowens. He added the investigation is nearly complete.“We are asking anyone who has a video showing someone being mistreated in this fashion to call the Grosse Pointe Park Public Safety Department and the mayor’s office,” said Bowens.Scipio has acknowledged that he is the man in the videos, saying he thought he was recorded singing various songs in an effort to make fun of him. Scipio had lived in a Detroit boarding house near Grosse Pointe Park and often came in contact with Park public safety officers.
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