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NYPD Officer Testifies Against Fellow Officer In Excessive Force Trial

February 03, 2010  | 

In an unusual day of testimony in the New York trial of an officer accused of brutalizing a body piercer with his Asp baton, a fellow officer testified that he witnessed the attack, the New York Times reports.

As one of five officers involved in the arrest of Michael Mineo on Oct. 15, 2008 at a Brooklyn subway station, Officer Kevin Maloney testified that he watched Officer Richard Kern poke Mineo in the buttocks with his retractable baton.

Mahoney said he came forward, when another officer involved in the arrest fell under suspicion.

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Tags: NYPD, Excessive Force, Cops Getting Sued


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