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Video: Feds Probe Conn. Cop for Brutality

April 25, 2012  | 

VIDEO: Conn. Officer Probed In Arrest

A hospital security videotape shows a Meriden (Conn.) Police Department officer, under federal investigation for police brutality, throwing several punches at a man already on the ground and then shocking him with a TASER while another officer holds the man down.

The security videotape of the Jan. 23, 2011, incident in the parking lot of MidState Medical Center has been produced as part of a civil lawsuit filed by Joey Bryans against the Meriden Police Department and Officer Evan Cossette.

Cossette, whose father is Chief Jeffry Cossette, is under investigation by a federal grand jury probing charges of police brutality.

Read the full Hartford Courant story.

Tags: Excessive Force, Meriden (Conn.) PD


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