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Attorney calls for Georgia officers to be criminally charged

  • FILE - In this undated Gwinnett County Police Department file photo, Master Police Officer Robert McDonald poses for an official portrait. An attorney is calling for the two Georgia police officers who were fired after being caught on camera having a violent confrontation with a motorist to face criminal charges. Justin D. Miller said at a news conference Saturday, April 15, 2017, that the firing of Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Master Police Officer McDonald was not enough. (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP, File)

    FILE - In this undated Gwinnett County Police Department file photo, Master Police Officer Robert McDonald poses for an official portrait. An attorney is calling for the two Georgia police officers who were fired after being caught on camera having a violent confrontation with a motorist to face criminal charges. Justin D. Miller said at a news conference Saturday, April 15, 2017, that the firing of Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Master Police Officer McDonald was not enough. (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP, File)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this undated Gwinnett County Police Department file photo, Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni poses for an official portrait. An attorney is calling for the two Georgia police officers who were fired after being caught on camera having a violent confrontation with a motorist to face criminal charges. Justin D. Miller said at a news conference Saturday, April 15, 2017, that the firing of Sgt. Bongiovanni and Master Police Officer Robert McDonald was not enough. (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP)

    FILE - In this undated Gwinnett County Police Department file photo, Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni poses for an official portrait. An attorney is calling for the two Georgia police officers who were fired after being caught on camera having a violent confrontation with a motorist to face criminal charges. Justin D. Miller said at a news conference Saturday, April 15, 2017, that the firing of Sgt. Bongiovanni and Master Police Officer Robert McDonald was not enough. (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017 file photo released by the Gwinnett County (Ga.) Sheriff's Office, Demetrius Bryan Hollins poses for a photograph after being arrested. An attorney is calling for the two Georgia police officers who were fired Thursday after being caught on camera having a violent confrontation with a motorist, Hollins, to face criminal charges. Justin D. Miller said at a news conference Saturday, April 15, 2017, that the firing of Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Master Police Officer Robert McDonald was not enough. (Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

    FILE - In this Wednesday, April 12, 2017 file photo released by the Gwinnett County (Ga.) Sheriff's Office, Demetrius Bryan Hollins poses for a photograph after being arrested. An attorney is calling for the two Georgia police officers who were fired Thursday after being caught on camera having a violent confrontation with a motorist, Hollins, to face criminal charges. Justin D. Miller said at a news conference Saturday, April 15, 2017, that the firing of Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Master Police Officer Robert McDonald was not enough. (Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)  (The Associated Press)

An attorney is calling for the two Georgia police officers who were fired after being caught on camera having a violent confrontation with a motorist to face criminal charges.

Justin D. Miller said at a news conference that the firing of Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Master Police Officer Robert McDonald was not enough. They were fired Thursday by Gwinnett County Police Department after being videotaped beating 21-year-old Demetrius Hollins.

The department has opened a criminal investigation into the officers' behavior.

Miller says they're still mulling a potential lawsuit. He says at least four others have contacted his office claiming mistreatment by the officers.

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