Cleveland police launched an investigation Wednesday in the department's response to a violent February incident allegedly involving former Kansas City chiefs at Kareem Hunt, but police officers will also check how the NFL has managed to put hands on a police report without filing a request through official channels.
The NFL somehow received a copy of the February 10th assault report without filing a public registration request, the authorities said. The video of the incident, obtained for the first time by TMZ, shows a man identified as Hunt who pushes and kicks a woman in a hotel.
"Following an internal review, it was determined that in February 201
The Cleveland police said in a statement that the NFL received a copy of the report in February. The Kansas City Star, citing public records, reported Tuesday, however, the league did not file an official record request until November 30 – the same day emerged the TMZ video of the incident.
The NFL has reportedly obtained reports
"We had more verbal conversations with Cleveland police officers and requested the surveillance video immediately after hearing about the incident in February," the vice-president said of NFL communications Brian McCarthy in a statement to ESPN. "In addition, NFL representatives also forwarded surveillance video requests to the hotel property, and we also obtained and reviewed the police-developed material, which included written reports prepared by the incident responders. , and later interviews that were recorded by the body cams and recordings of calls to 911. "
Hunt was released by the Chiefs last week after the video was released. Since then, Hunt has been charged in two other violent incidents – one in June where he allegedly beat a man in the face and another in a nightclub in January.
The 23-year-old was removed from "Madden NFL 19" on Wednesday and replaced with a generic player with the same ratings.