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‘I Felt Nervous’ Sacramento Cop Follows Man for 10 Minutes Just to ‘See’ Who’s In His Car

A woman’s camera started rolling the moment she and her boyfriend were stopped by a Sacramento officer who had reportedly been harassing her man since his previous arrest.

Sarami Lee Xiong shared the video last week when her boyfriend, simply known as “Kash Alpha,” was driving through a Sacramento neighborhood and noticed an unmarked patrol car was following them for about 10 minutes, CBS Sacramento reported. Kash eventually stopped and pulled over to see why he was being trailed.

“I’m being harassed. I mean, that’s clear,” he told the station. “I felt nervous. I didn’t know what was going to happen.”

Xiong filmed the entire incident from the passenger’s seat.

“I just wanted to see who’s in your car today,” the cop says, to which Kash explained it was his girlfriend.

“Obviously, last time you were riding with some bad dudes,” the officer continues.

The cop peers creepily into Xiong’s camera then remarks to another officer off-camera that the couple is trying to get him fired. Kash informs his girlfriend that this was the same officer who took him to jail last year for having a registered firearm in his vehicle without a concealed carry permit. No charges were ever filed, and Kash has no other criminal history in Sacramento County, according to the news station.

“The feeling I got was like a sick, tired feeling. Why? You know, why?” Kash said of the incident.

The encounter is the latest in a string of incidents showing Black people being harassed by police. Sacramento NAACP President Betty Williams told CBS Kash’s incident is nothing new in the African-American community.

“This is documented proof of what black men go through every day, every day and officers feel they can get away with it,” Williams said.

Former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness saw the situation differently, however, and considered what the officer did was good policing.

“He was arrested before, he knows who he is,” said McGinness. “He sees him, he follows him. I think it’s reasonable. I think that’s what most reasonable people would expect of law enforcement.”

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