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A Montgomery police officer is out of a job after an internet video surfaced that shows him racing a department motorcycle.

Lawrence Lee Spillers captured the video, Sunday, with a camera attached to his motorcycle helmet.

While stopped at a red light, Spillers challenged the uniformed officer to a race.

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