The Columbia Police Department has suspended the officer
This is the statement from the police: Police apologized for the “inappropriate, disrespectful words, behavior and actions” of Sgt. Chad Walker, a 14-year veteran of the department.
“It is evident the actions of Sgt. Walker were a clear failure to fulfill the expectations and standards of our department,” Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said in a news release.
Here is the link of the actual incident
“The repetition of the racial slur and failure to deescalate the situation were inexcusable,” Holbrook said. “Our officers are trained to serve as leaders and to deescalate confrontations of potentially volatile situations.”