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Police officer get into fight after arguing about who can run faster

By Mason White 2:48 PM March 28, 2016
Stephen Green (left) and Joseph Tyer 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) Two police officers were arrested for getting into a fight about who can run faster.

Police of Georgia, said that Officers Stephen Green and Joseph Tyer, were at a restaurant with other members when they got into a fight.

The officers of the Atlanta Police Department, said the traffic officers were at a bar with their coworkers when the two got into an argument over who can run faster in a foot race.

The argument then became heated, and Tyer threatened to punch Green in the face.

The officers then decided to take the fight outside the R. Thomas Restaurant in Buckhead, where they had been drinking.

Outside, the officers got into a fist fight. During the scuffle, Tyer pulled his service weapon on Green. The other officers who were present, broke up the fight and the officers were arrested.

Tyer, who has been with the department for about three years, has resigned over the incident. Green, who has been with the police department for over four years, was suspended with pay, pending the outcome of the investigation.