On Tuesday (June 21) a confrontation between an 18-year-old Wisconsin teen and two police officers were caught on tape.
KABC reports that authorities were called to a local Taco Bell in Madison, Wisconsin where Genele Laird was allegedly yielding a knife.
Laird was reportedly at the restaurant to retrieve her cell phone from an employee who had stolen it.
At the beginning of the video, Laird is cuffed, standing up as an officer tries to restrain her to the ground. Once Laird is on the ground officers then kneed the teen several times, as she refused to full corporate with commands to put her hands behind her back. She was eventually punched by one officer and then tasered several times. knee, punched, tasered by police in Madison, Wisconsin
Laird can be heard screaming throughout the video. Officers then cover her head with a spit mask and escorted her to the back of a patrol car. Police claim that an internal investigation is currently being conducted after the video hit social media.
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