Video: SAPD officer suspended after challenging arrestee to fight, removing his handcuffs

June 10, 2016

“SAN ANTONIO ā€” A San Antonio Police Department officer received an indefinite suspension in May for an incident last year in which he removed an arrestee’s handcuffs and challenged him to a fight outside his cruiser.

During the Aug. 1, 2015 incident, the officer, identified as Matthew Belver, removed the man’s restraints, let him out of his cruiser and said he would “beat your ass… Are your ready?,” according to dashcam video obtained by”


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