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NYPD Officers Acquitted in Subway Sodomy Trial

February 22, 2010  | 

The cop accused of sodomizing a Brooklyn man with a police baton rejoiced Monday after he was found not guilty on all counts.

"I knew coming in I was innocent," Officer Richard Kern said after the verdict was read. "I feel good it's finally behind me. I'll finally get a good night's sleep."

Kern said he can't wait to "get back on the street, do what I love ... protecting the people of Brooklyn."

Two other officers, Alex Cruz and Andrew Morales, were also found not guilty of charges they covered up the assault.

Read Full Story at NYDailyNews.com

Tags: NYPD, Civil Rights Cases, Officers Exonerated


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