CPS will provide ‘context’ to video of officer kicking police dog

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The Calgary Police Service said it will provide some “additional context” to a video circulating on social media which appears to show a CPS officer kicking a police dog.

The video starting circulating Wednesday when it was posted by instagram user @calgaryevents.

In the video, numerous Calgary Police Service officers are filmed from a house window responding to some unknown incident.

At one point, a dog being held on a leash by an officer barks. The officer responds by kicking the dog in the neck area.

Warning: video shows potentially disturbing content.

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A tweet sent out Wednesday evening from the CPS Twitter account said the service is reviewing the incident and will release additional context on Thursday.

CPS is holding a press conference about this incident at 11:15 a.m. Thursday. They are expected to provide context on the type of call that officers were responding to, as well as incidents that led up to the decision that was made by the officer to act as he did.

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