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Offender or Victim?

Despite the homophobic verbal attacks, the officer and her girlfriend repeatedly walked away from the man, who, they say, became more and more intoxicated and aggressive throughout the evening, according to her lawyer. The verbal attacks by the man became so bad that even the officer’s father told the man to cease making the statements. 

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FOP On Stripping Officer In Stolen Car Case: No Way

This move by the BIA is troubling. Normally, the city’s civilian oversight agency, COPA, investigates officers’ use of force. But in this case, COPA did not complete an investigation of the incident and issued no findings. The city’s BIA took their own actions. In doing so, Sarli’s due process rights under the collective bargaining agreement were tossed aside as if they didn’t exist. 

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