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Wednesday morning, Coopertown's Police Chief fired Officer Robert McCormick.
That move came less than a day after Fox 17 News aired video of the rant.
That video showed McCormick complaining to another officer about an African American driver he pulled over and Coopertown mayor Sam Childs for reprimanding him over the stop.
"Here he's done made love to this damn (n-word) who lives in Springfield, don't even live in Coopertown," said McCormick about the mayor in that video.
Childs first saw the video several weeks ago but told Fox 17 News he didn't fire Officer McCormick because he felt he was only angry at being reprimanded.
Childs says he changed his mind after thinking about it Tuesday night.
The mayor says he was planning to fire Officer McCormick Wednesday morning but the chief beat him to it.
Fox 17 News showed the video of McCormick's rant to several Coopertown residents including Jamie Mallory and Shannon Bice.
Both support the decision to terminate officer McCormick.
"They should've did it as soon as they found out that's the problem the cops think they're above the law," said Mallory.
"There's no second chance for this you don't make racial slurs to nobody," said Bice.
Wednesday, August 1 2012, 10:23 PM CDT
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