This is great! Maybe he knocked some sense into her dumb ass. Hopefully he keeps his job and this becomes for her a turning point for a better life.
Punched Seattle teen apologizes to police officer
AP – Police investigating officer who threw punch Fri Jun 18, 9:26 pm ET
SEATTLE – A Seattle teen shown on video shoving a police officer who then punched her in the face has apologized to the officer in a private meeting.
Seattle police say Officer Ian Walsh accepted the apology Friday.
Separately, the King County prosecutor charged the 17-year-old girl as a juvenile with third-degree assault, which is punishable by a maximum 30 days in detention.
The incident happened Monday as the teen was intervening in a friend's arrest for jaywalking. James Kelly of the Urban League of Seattle says he requested Friday's meeting between the teen and the officer at a community center to help calm the situation.
Police have said the department's civilian-led Office of Professional Accountability is investigating the 39-year-old officer's actions.
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