Thanks to reader Philip for the tip - from the Daily Mail
'We'll go behind a tree and sort it out like men': Extraordinary moment foul-mouthed undercover cop wearing Adidas slides threatens to fight a baffled man
A 'power-tripping' police officer wearing board shorts and Adidas slides has been captured in a viral social media clip allegedly offering to fight a young man.
The heated verbal altercation uploaded to TikTok shows a man claiming to be a police officer at Lake Eppalock Boat ramp in regional Victoria and allegedly threatening the man by offering to take off his gun belt so the pair can duke it out.
While the officer's face isn't seen in the clip, his slides and board sheets are on the edge of the screen as he furiously shouts at a group of men.
'Mate, I'll drop my f**king belt and we can go behind a f**king tree and sort it out like f**king men,' the officer can be heard saying in the video.
'How does that sound?'
The timid young man, who is with several others, asks 'are you a police officer?' before telling him to 'relax'.
'Your getting in my face. You're supposed to be a police officer,' the man says.
The foul-mouthed officer then becomes furious when he suspects the man has sworn at him.
'What did you f**king say? Shut your f**king mouth,' the cop said.
'Call me a f**king c**t again. I f**king dare you!'
When the young man says 'I'm walking away,' the police officer goes on another tirade.
'You're not going anywhere until we say you can,' he said.
'You sit in the car and you'll speak when you are spoken to.'
Here's a reminder of the corrupt, political influences on Victoria Police.
Victoria Police on protests - BLM "we're not able to stop people protesting" - anti-lockdown "we'll be out in the suburbs, we're not waiting, you'll be held to account"
Compare and Contrast
Exhibit One - 8 June, Premier Andrews on the "worthy cause" of Black Lives Matter protests.
“As Victoria Police made very clear, we weren’t able to stop people (ie BLM protesters)."
“For instance if we said we were going to stop people and close off the CBD, the protests would have happened somewhere else.
“You can’t lock 5,000 or however many thousand people up, you just can’t do that."
Exhibit Two - Assistant Commissioner Luke Cornelius today on the 'unworthy' cause of the "batshit crazy, tinfoil hat brigade" who want to protest the lockdowns
Mr Cornelius said he was “outraged” at people planning to protest on Saturday and again urged everyone to stay at home.
He said Victoria Police had arrested and charged four people with incitement so far, including a 78-year-old Windsor man twice.
More than 80 people have also been issued official written warnings after being determined they were at risk of attending protests.
“We’ll be ready for you,” Mr Cornelius said.
“We’re not standing by to wait until you get into the city, we’ll be out there in the suburbs, and you can expect to be held to account.