Uniformed police officer caught on video drag-racing

Cop resigns after video posted to YouTube

Author: Ashleigh Coran, Producer, acoran@wkmg.com
Published On: Nov 14 2013 07:55:54 AM EST
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -

An Alabama police officer resigned after he was caught on video drag racing in uniform on a police motorcycle.

The video posted on Youtube shows the officer talking with another motorcyclist when stopped at a red light. The officer mentions his bike is turbo, then the two speed off when the light turns green.

A similar incident between the two is captured on video again moments later.

When asked about the video, the Montgomery Police Chief said it was upsetting and embarrassing for the police department.

The officers has resigned. His identity has not been released.