Jacksonville (Florida) Sheriff's Deputy Jack Bolen was caught on video threatening to send a man to jail for jaywalking. According to Florida state law, jaywalking is a crime that could lead to a citation or a fine, but not jail time.
Devonte Shipman, who is black, told CBS News that he believed that he was being racially profiled by the white officer.
"I was just stopped for being black and walking, that's how I feel," Shipman told CBS News. "It's racial profiling, racial discrimination."
In the video, Bolen asks for Shipman's ID and threatens to put Shipman in jail.
"You are being legally detained. If you don't, you are disobeying a direct order and I will put you in jail," Bolen said in the video.
The Jacksonville Sheriff's Department said it is conducting an administrative review.
Some people are calling for an investigation into the officer.
Justice will not come until good cops aggressively investigate bad ones the way a white cop investigates a black man jaywalking in Florida— Audraine Jackson (@atlstoryteller) June 29, 2017
Others are calling for protest.