A Hurst teen whose arrest sparked an officer investigation is trying to get his charges dropped.
The video prompted an internal investigation, and last week Officer Arnold was suspended indefinitely.
A letter detailing the suspension said he used unnecessary force and was disrespectful to a citizen.
The chief also criticized the officer for saying he thought his foul language was helpful under the circumstances.
Seventeen-year-old Rodriquez said he's not sure why the arrest was so intense.
"I'm not sure why he made that choice. I don't know, he just started trying to take me to the ground once I was on the phone, trying to take it away. I don't know what the reason was for that," he said. "I'm just hoping the charges get dropped. That's all I want."
The Tarrant County district attorney will decide whether to drop the charges for resisting arrest.
Officer Arnold has three days left to file an appeal of his suspension.
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