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Officer Who Interfered in Police Beating Faces Dismissal

Retired Superior Court Judge Richard J. Donohue has recommended that suspended Bogota Police Officer Regina Tasca be dismissed from the police department.

Donohue, who presided over Tasca's disciplinary hearing, gave his recommendation in a 64-page opinion.

"The people of Bogota placed their faith and confidence in Officer Tasca as well as all the other officers in the Borough. For this they expected their officers to act with the highest degree of integrity and loyalty," Donohue wrote. "In addition as the first female officer she was expected to make the citizens proud that she was one of them. Clearly her actions have fallen short of that mark."

Source: Bogota Bulletin. Read full article. (link)

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