Texas police commanders demoted amid leaked video, records
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FORT WORTH, Texas — Two police commanders in Texas have been demoted following an internal investigation into leaked body camera footage after a controversial arrest of a black woman and her daughters by a Fort Worth police officer.
Lawyers for the two assistant chiefs tell KXAS-TV that the men met with Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald on Friday afternoon and were demoted to captains.
The Fort Worth Police Department began an internal investigation after officer William Martin's body-camera video from the December arrest of Jacqueline Craig was leaked along with Martin's previous disciplinary records.
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Charges against the women were later dropped.