Officers get into cars head-on with mothers and children, she says.they thought it was someone else


Jamie Kimble was driving on October 1 in Virginia when she and her children were hit head-on by a police car traveling at 10 miles per hour. It wasn’t an accident.

In an Instagram post documenting the confrontation in Fairfax County, Kimble said, “They put their hands out of the car window at gunpoint and yelled that if they moved in front of their children they would be a threat.”

Kimble was then handcuffed and placed in the back seat of a police car.

Kimble was in the hospital giving birth by caesarean a few days before the police encounter.

Eventually, police publicly confirmed it: Kimble was not the person they were looking for.

So why exactly was she caught during a felony traffic stop? issued a statement After Kimble posted her video on Instagram, it got thousands of comments and views.

Fairfax County Police said a “felony occupant was armed and listed as dangerous” driving on the Richmond Highway and South Kings Highway area at approximately 3:30 p.m. on October 1. The officer said in a news release that he had received a warning that

Police found the car, crashed it into the car’s front bumper at an “estimated speed of less than 10 miles per hour,” and detained its occupants: Kimble, two children, and another woman.

Officials confirmed that the car Kimble was traveling in was involved in the incident in Arlington County and prompted a traffic stop. They were released when officers realized they weren’t there.

Kimble says his release doesn’t make things any easier.

“I’m still very angry and hurt more than anything because we teach our children that the police are supposed to protect us. they can ask them for help‘” Kimble told NBC Washington. “This was a very traumatic situation. For a long time, probably for me and my girlfriend’s 5 year old, this will affect us forever…” My children lost their lives. may have been Luckily everyone in the car had their seatbelts on. “

Kimble told NBC that her 1-year-old son, 5-year-old daughter and a friend were heading to Walmart to buy groceries.

In the video, Kimble calls for the officers to be fired.

Fairfax County Police have opened an administrative review of the case, according to a release.

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