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Atlanta police release body camera footage of judge’s arrest after incident with officer

ATLANTA — Atlanta police have released body camera footage of the moments leading up to the arrest of a Douglas County probate court judge.

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The video, released Friday night, shows the confrontation between an off-duty Atlanta police officer and Judge Christina Peterson at the Red Martini bar in Buckhead.

Darryn Moore with Action News Jax’s sister station WSB-TV went through the nearly two hours of video to see what happened in the moments before her arrest.

There was an argument and fight in an area outside the lounge. When an officer got involved, he said the judge hit him. She said it was an accident.

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