Truth about viral Queensland Police C-bomb video revelled
The circumstances surrounding a viral video which captured a top Queensland cop dropping the C-bomb during a press conference have been revealed.
The man, whose badge identifies him as an acting superintendent, made the explicit slip while addressing an reckless driver’s antics.
The clip has attracted more than 450,000 views on TikTok and begins with the officer telling media about an incident on a stretch of road near Toowoomba.
“Police are appealing for information from the public in relation to a car that was driving erratically along the Cunningham Highway,” he began.
When a car drove past the commotion, its driver beeped the horn twice, which led to the officer’s explicit response.
“Thanks C***,” he said.
However, Queensland Police have now revealed the video is almost a decade old and the officer featured has since resigned from the force.
“While the QPS has been unable to determine the exact date and circumstances, it is believed to be an out-take from either a media conference or interview in Ipswich District from about seven or eight years ago,” a spokesman said.
“The officer was an acting superintendent at the time and has since retired from the QPS.
“The QPS acknowledges the language used was inappropriate and apologises for causing offence.”
It’s unclear why the video has only just resurfaced and its viral TikTok feature wrongly labels the unknown policeman as “Brisbane’s Police Commisioner”.
Originally published as Truth about viral Queensland Police C-bomb video revelled
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