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DPD officer suspended over YouTube video

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A Dallas police lieutenant, who is also the widow of an officer killed in the line of duty, was suspended after she posted a video promoting her rap label on YouTube.

Lt.Regina Smith is on paid leave during the internal affairs investigation. As a rapper, she goes by the name "Lucille Baller," and the label is called "Big Rushin" after her late husband, Sr. Cpl. Norman "Big Russian" Smith.

In a video titled "Broken Blues," Smith talks about how she'd like to respond to people who want to take advantage of her as she gets her record label up and running.

"You know what I will do to someone that tries to take advantage of me? You see this bullet right here, I'll stick it from the rooter to the tooter and bring it out," Smith says.

At the beginning of the video Smith references her job at the Dallas police department and her husband's death, as well as promoting her business -- something forbidden by department policy.

Smith is also seen dry-firing her .357 service weapon inside her home, explaining that women officers often dry-fire their weapons to build up hand strength.

Smith has been with the department for 20 years, and is currently overseeing burglary detectives in several divisions.

Her late husband, Sr. Cpl. Norman Smith was killed in January 2009 while trying to serve a warrant on a robbery suspect.

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