Santa Paula cyclist video: Reserve police officer resigns

SANTA PAULA, Calif. (KABC) -- 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.

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