[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGSrGmHsT8s?start=0&wmode=transparent&w=640&h=480]A New York Police Department detective has been transferred from his position on the Joint Terrorism Task Force after a video of his xenophobic tirade against an Uber driver surfaced online.
Det. Patrick Cherry is in hot water following his rant Monday that was filmed by a backseat passenger and uploaded to social media. As of Tuesday, the 3.5-minute-long video was viewed nearly 800,000 times on YouTube alone.
The officer at one point pounds the vehicle with his hand and blurts to the driver, who is of unknown nationality, “I don’t know what fucking planet you’re on,” according to the video.
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