Ga. officers use coin flip to determine if woman goes to jail

Cops joke about deciding driver's fate with coin toss app

Cops who arrested a speeding female motorist on the FLIP OF A COIN are placed on leave

With the body cam still recording, the cop opens up a coin toss app on her phone.

Body camera video has shown Georgia police officers laughing as they use a coin-flip app to decide whether to detain a woman during a traffic stop back in April.

"It was gross negligence and recklessness on behalf of the Roswell Police Department. that they would allow me to go to jail on a coin flip", Webb said Friday. They then discuss whether or not to arrest Webb.

Hairdresser Sarah Webb, 24, doesn't deny she was speeding, telling one of the officers from the Roswell Police Department that she was late for work. The two officers determine they will arrest Webb if it lands on heads and release her if it lands on tails.

And while the "coin" landed on tails, they chose to take her into custody anyway.

Roswell Police Chief Rusty Grant said he launched an investigation and placed the officers on administrative leave once he became aware of the incident that occurred just over three months ago.

The officers are being dubbed #CoinFlipCops. But she didn't know about the police coin flip until we told her. "No ma'am", Officer Brown responds.

'It's disgusting. It's scary to think police officers do stuff like this'.

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Webb had already spent a few hours in jail and had her auto impounded by the arresting officer despite her boyfriend showing up to retrieve it.

"Yeah, so release?" Brown replies.

"23", she says, an apparent reference to what the Atlanta Police Department described as a code for an arrest or citation.

According to the police report filed by Brown, Webb was driving around 85 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone.

"This is tails, right?"

"Since this is an open internal investigation, I can not discuss the details of the incident until the conclusion of the investigation", Grant said.

"Wow, these people put my freedom in the hands of a coin flip", she said.

Prosecutors have dismissed the case against Webb, according to NBC affiliate WXIA-TV in Atlanta.

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