Rifle Police officer under investigation after citizen complaint; video

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO/KJCT)-- A Rifle Police officer is under investigation after a video has emerged of him making an arrest.

The officer responded to a 911 call late Saturday night, Rifle police tell us this resulted in the use of force to make an arrest. We're told the officer reported the incident to his supervisor immediately.

A citizen has made a formal complaint against that officer and there is a video going around on social media of the arrest.

We're working on looking for that and confirming the video is of this incident in question. Rifle police say, as with all instances where force is used, the department is thoroughly investigating the incident.

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