Gilbert PD released on-body video of woman's arrest

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Gilbert police released body camera video of the arrest of Rickeda Jobe who officers say was combative. (Source Gilbert Police Department) Gilbert police released body camera video of the arrest of Rickeda Jobe who officers say was combative. (Source Gilbert Police Department)
Rickeda Jobe was allegedly punched by a Gilbert police officer while she was reportedly resisting arrest. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Rickeda Jobe was allegedly punched by a Gilbert police officer while she was reportedly resisting arrest. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Rickeda Jobe. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office) Rickeda Jobe. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Gilbert Police Department has released the on-body camera video taken by three officers during the arrest of an alleged pregnant woman in which witnesses claim the officers used excessive force.

On March 5, three Gilbert officers were attempting to arrest Rickeda Jobe after she allegedly violated a court order to stay away from a specific home.

[ORIGINAL STORY: Witnesses claim Gilbert officer punched pregnant woman]

From the start of the contact with the officers, the video shows Jobe being defiant and combative. It took all three officers to get Jobe in handcuffs and even after she was restrained, she kicked and fought with the officers.

Jobe was screaming at the top of her lungs, telling the officers she was pregnant and screaming that her son was just down the street.

The video shows officers trying to use different restrain holds on Jobe to calm her down and there are times when you can see her kicking the officers.

Even with the three different on-body camera angles, you cannot see Jobe spit on one of the officers as described by witnesses. You cannot see Jobe bite one of the officers, and you cannot see one of the officers punching Jobe in the face as alleged.

You can hear the officer say, "Ouch, she bit me in the finger!"

And you can hear Jobe scream, "You just hit me in the face!"

Two of the three officers involved in the arrest have been placed on desk assignment pending the outcome of the investigation.

Jobe was eventually taken into custody and booked on a number of charges including aggravated assault on a police officer.

She was released pending her next court date.

Jobe suffered some bruises during her arrest. One of the officers, according to Gilbert police, suffered a bite to the finger.

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