Jon Jones has posted a lengthy Instagram message giving his take on new allegations of racial profiling leveled at the Albuquerque police officer who gave him five tickets during a traffic stop recently.

Jones hit the headlines and found himself in hot water following the incident after footage from the officers body cam showed him swearing at the policeman and accusing him of being a liar.

However, now the focus of the media’s attention has turned on Officer Jason Brown after it emerged that he has had to deal with several previous accusations of racial profiling in the past, and Jones had a few things to say about that.

“Officer Brown all over the news in Albuquerque after reporters dig up how many times he has been in trouble for racial profiling in the past,” Jones wrote on Instagram alongside footage of a news report about Officer Brown. “Being a father of biracial children, I’m definitely not one to pull the race card. At the same time, I’m not necessarily surprised about this discovery after the run in I had with him. Having him stand there, look me in the eyes and start accusing me of several things him and I both know I didn’t do made me feel let down by the community, made me feel powerless, he made me feel like what was actually true had no power over him. Now it’s easier for me to understand why so many people hold resentment towards law enforcement. Officer brown almost single-handedly ruined my trust in law-enforcement. The sad thing about it is, I actually went to school for criminal justice, I wanted to be an officer myself. Fortunately I know better than to let one person ruin my views of a whole group. Just glad people are finally bringing light to who I was dealing with that night.”

Jones is currently preparing for his comeback interim light-heavyweight title fight with late replacement Ovince St. Preux at UFC 197 on April 23rd in Las Vegas.

Officer Brown all over the news in Albuquerque after reporters dig up how many times he has been in trouble for racial profiling in the past. Being a father of biracial children, I'm definitely not one to pull the race card. At the same time, I'm not necessarily surprised about this discovery after the run in I had with him. Having him stand there, look me in the eyes and start accusing me of several things him and I both know I didn't do made me feel let down by the community, made me feel powerless, he made me feel like what was actually true had no power over him. Now it's easier for me to understand why so many people hold resentment towards law enforcement. Officer brown almost single-handedly ruined my trust in law-enforcement. The sad thing about it is, I actually went to school for criminal justice, I wanted to be an officer myself. Fortunately I know better than to let one person ruin my views of a whole group. Just glad people are finally bringing light to who I was dealing with that night.

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