Zach Bryan arrest video released: ‘F—ing cops are out of hand, truly’

Zach Bryan’s was caught on dashcam video, which shows the country star stewing that the “f—king cops are out of hand.”

In a , the “Heading South” singer embarks on his journey to jail by pulling his vehicle alongside his security guard’s white SUV, just after the hired muscle was stopped by the police for speeding.

The CMA New Artist of the Year 2023 nominee then jumps out of his truck. He is told by an officer to get back inside or he’d be taken into custody, when he begins to argue.

The Billboard chart-topper is quickly handcuffed and ushered into the front seat of a police cruiser, where he grows more angry.

 “F–king cops are out of hand, truly,” he spits.

The country crooner is also heard bragging that he knows just about every law enforcement officer in the Sooner State — and .

He then continues to put the officers down, telling them that they’re just a bunch of middle-aged white guys going around and arresting people.

The musician then called his father who he asks to come and pick up his dog, sitting patiently in Bryan’s car. He also tells his dad that he has empty beer cans in the vehicle, and later explains to the officers that he sits in his driveway drinking and listening to music because his truck has a good sound system.

Bryan was arrested Thursday in northeast Oklahoma and booked on an obstruction of investigation charge at the Craig County Jail at 6:42 p.m., according to .

The Oologah, OK, native later admitted that “emotions got the best of me,” .

“I’ve got seven Red Bulls in me, and I just wanted to be completely transparent with everyone who listens to my music about what happened with me getting arrested and everything,” he told his 2.8 million Instagram followers.

“I want to start by saying I had to deal with the legalities of it, I did go to jail, they didn’t play favorites, and I was an idiot today. My decisions did not reflect who I was as a person — I just want to make that clear. I should’ve been smarter about it.”

After admitting to getting “more and more angry” in the cop car, Bryan said he began “mouthing off, like an idiot.”

“I was in jail for a few hours,” he said. “When I got there I kind of lightened up because I cooled off. Everyone was super kind. I was in my jail cell for a while.”

Bryan released a  last month, which includes his first No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, “I Remember Everything,” featuring Kacey Musgraves.

The fresh-faced singer-songwriter, who got his big break uploading songs to YouTube, for a public spat — later resolved — with country legend Travis Tritt on the subject of transphobia, in the wake of .