Video surfaces in school cop’s injury to a child investigation

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investigationSurveillance footage is reportedly one of the pieces of evidence from a Texas Rangers investigation into a San Benito CISD police officer, who was accused of assaulting a 15-year-old female student, reportedly turned over to the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office for review.

Joe Mendez, while serving as an officer for the SBCISD Police Department, allegedly lifted the 15-year-old girl from her desk and slammed her face-first on its flat surface, reportedly causing injury and bleeding, in a February incident reported at the district police station.

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