The latest in a continuing series of authority figures earning effusive praise for showing tough love to budding teenage miscreants. This one’s dicier than what we’re accustomed to, not only because of the unusual “toughness” of the love but because as far as I can tell there’s no evidence that it was an actual gang marking as opposed to just dumb kids giving themselves dumb amateur tattoos.

In that sense, it’s more like a taser video — you understand the cop’s impulse, but dude. Click the image to watch.

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