A search of Cooper and his car revealed he has no firearm on him and that he was simply talking on speaker on his cellphone.
Police bodycam footage of the incident captures what happened next as four cops are seen approaching Cooper shouting: 'Put your hands up! Darren Cooper was parked outside the Portage County Job and Family Services in Ravenna ahead of a work training meeting last month when armed cops approached his vehicle and shouted at him to 'put your hands up! We rely heavily on tips.
No humorous or mean spirited comments at the expense of the victim.
At least two of the cops have their firearms un-holstered, the footage reveals.
The black father does have a concealed-carry weapons permit, but was not carrying a gun at the time of the incident.
Jake Smallfield told the Journal police did not plan to pursue charges against the woman because they did not want to discourage the public from sending in tips.