This story sent to me by the BLNN, the Bubblehead Les News Network
Whatever happened to Canton police officer Daniel Harless, whose dash-cam video of a traffic stop last summer went viral because of his out-of-control rant?
Canton officials are reviewing Harless’ actions on June 8, when the officer flew into a profanity-laced rage over finding a gun on a man who had a concealed-handgun license.
Ohioans for Concealed Carry called Harless “the cop heard ’round the world’ ” for his tantrum. A police dashboard camera caught the meltdown on tape, and the group quickly posted it on Youtube.
Canton Public Safety Director Thomas Ream had a disciplinary hearing Dec. 15. Ream has until Jan. 16 to make a decision.
Harless, 45, was placed on administrative leave shortly after the incident, and he later was moved to medical leave. In an interview with The Plain Dealer, Police Chief Dean McKimm would not be specific about Harless’ medical condition, saying only that the leave “was related to a doctor’s recommendation.” Harless has been with the department about 15 years.
Of course several video surfaced, all with Officer Harless threatening to murder people he was arresting, and noting that his fellow officers would have his back.
I’m glad to know he’s relaxing with pay right now while his corrupt police department figures out a way to cover this up. Of course Officer Harless may find himself to be the sacrificial lamb for the crooked cause…this doesn’t mean the corruption will stop…