The Lima Police Department released the complete cruiser video that recorded an incident this week involving a police officers interaction with a Lima bar owner this week.


Chief Kevin Martin released the video is response to Jesse Lowe’s accusation to Lima City Council that he was treated disrespectfully by the officer.


The Chief said the Northside Firehouse Bar has been a source of ongoing issues and problems for years, and the officer was attempting to encourage Lowe to continue to work with the department to find long term solutions.


Chief Martin said the officer was not being disrespectful.


He encouraged everyone to view the video which is linked to the Lima Police Department’s Facebook page.