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Paralyzed Pa. Cop Testifies About Shooting

July 30, 2012  | 

Clairton police Officer James Kuzak Jr., who was paralyzed from the waist down in 2011 in the line of duty, took the stand Monday in the trial of two men accused of shooting him during a violent home invasion.

Kuzak, 40, of Belle Vernon, testified he knew what happened as soon as he was shot.

“I knew in my mind I was paralyzed,” said Kuzak, who had 18 years of law enforcement experience at the time of shooting but just three weeks on the force in Clairton.

Read the full Pittsburgh Tribune-Review story.

Related:

Officer Paralyzed in Shooting Now Working to Return to Patrol

Tags: Officer Court Testimony, Assaults on Officers, Clairton (Pa.) PD


Comments (2)

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Heath @ 8/1/2012 9:04 AM

These subhuman animals shouldn't even be let out of their cages to go to court. In this case there should be no due process or appeals or any of that crap. Time to strap these slimeballs to old sparky and do society a favor.

Bob@Az. @ 8/20/2012 6:44 PM

Isn't it almost hunting season in Pa.? Wonder what the tag would cost for a couple of lowlife scumbags and their lawyers? Maybe even a freebie?? Time to get these bleeding heart asses off the bench and out of the courtroom.

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