Author: Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D.
By PoliceOne Staff
ENCINO, Texas — A video of a traffic stop in Encino, Texas has gone viral.
According to local news station KSAT, the Brooks County Sheriff’s Office posted a video on their Facebook page showing approximately 10 people jumping out of a white Ford F-250 during a pursuit.
Brooks County Stolen Ford F-250/Bailout
Brooks County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a White Ford F-250 that came back stolen. After a brief pursuit the vehicle bailout in Encino,TX.
Posted by Brooks County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, March 22, 2019
Although posted this week, Sheriff Urbino “Benny” Martinez estimates the incident took place in 2016.
Some news sources have reported that the department posted the video in order to recruit for more officers, but Martinez says those assumptions are “insulting,” KSAT reports.
The video has been viewed more than nine million times on Facebook since last Friday.