NEW: "You're always gonna be a Mexican, you'll never be white, you know that?"
A Latino LASD deputy sent me his bodycam video of a woman claiming to be a teacher launching into a racist tirade against him when he pulled her over in San Dimas. She repeatedly calls him a murderer.
LASD tells me the woman called them after this traffic stop to file a harassment complaint against the deputy with internal affairs.
San Dimas station doesn't have official bodycams yet, the deputy tells me he invested in his own personal cam to protect himself on the job.
LASD also tells me the woman has a history of making false complaints against deputies.
I've learned what her name is, and she has been a professor at schools in the LA area, but at this time, I will not be identifying her because she has not returned any of my calls or emails.
L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva tells me he is proud of his deputy for staying calm and professional during this interaction. I will be live on @FoxNews this evening with this story, beginning with @TuckerCarlson.
Here’s my live segment discussing this on @FoxNews tonight.

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