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Protesters call for firing of Vacaville officer caught punching police dog

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VACAVILLE, Calif. (KGO) — Protestors are calling for Vacaville Police to fire the officer caught on video punching his K-9 partner.

(Warning video may be disturbing to some viewers.) Video shows the officer sitting on and punching the police dog.

Vacaville Police say the K-9 was not returning a toy and got aggressive — which prompted the officer’s violent response.

Protesters today called on the department to take action against that officer.

“Police dogs are police officers. If one cop is beating up another cop, he should be fired,” one protester said. “Any other time an officer would have been put on leave right away.”

But the city says the investigation is still in progress.

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