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Prince George's Police Officers Suspended After Racial Video

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Two Prince George's County police officers will remain suspended with pay for their alleged roles in a racially charged video posted on the Internet, according to the Associated Press.

Police Chief Mark Magaw announced the suspensions last week after learning the video depicting racially stereotypical actions was posted online. Police say the video portrayal of a traffic stop includes two black officials in uniform who use crude stereotypes and profanity. The two are shown interacting with a black driver, who appears to be an actor. 

An administrative suspension hearing was held Wednesday, and both officers will remain assigned to administrative duties, according to police officials. 

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