Texas cops release body cam video of black man tied to horse: ‘It’s gonna look so bad’

Body camera video of Texas cops tying a black man to a police horse and leading him through the city during his arrest were released Wednesday.

Galveston city officials posted the videos from body cams worn by the two police officers involved in the arrest on Facebook and YouTube. Photos and video of the horseback police officers leading Donald Neely, 43, through the streets in August went viral and drew outrage, McClatchy news group reported.

The picture and video of his arrest were compared to “historic images of slavery and Jim Crow-era treatment of black people,” the Galveston County Daily News reported.

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