Santa Paula cyclist video: Reserve police officer resigns

Laura Weintraub is seen in a still from a YouTube video she posted in which she jokes about running over cyclists.

A Santa Paula reserve police officer who posted a YouTube video expressing hate for bicyclists has resigned.

Police Chief Steve McLean said he accepted Laura Weintraub's resignation letter on Sunday.

In the video, Weintraub bashes bicyclists and jokes that they should be run over.

Weintraub has apologized, saying she meant the video as a satire and didn't intend for it to be hurtful.

Despite the apology, she became the target of backlash in the community.

Related Topics:
youtubepoliceSanta PaulaVentura County
(Copyright ©2019 KABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.)