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Racine Police Officer found not guilty of using excessive force against Park High student

RACINE, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A Racine Police Officer is found not guilty of using excessive force against a Park High School student back in 2015.

Brinelle Nabors and another officer thought the student threw a bottle of Lean, cough syrup mixed with juice.

Nabors slammed the 14-year-old boy to the floor and against some lockers.

The officer says the student was resisting and maintains he acted appropriately.

The Racine Police Department issued a statement on Friday saying, "Members of the Racine Police Department look forward to the return, reinstatement, and restoration of Officer Nabors."

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