Police Abuse

Seattle Cop Charged for Hitting Cuffed Man

Well, they don't move around quite so much, that way

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SEATTLE — A Seattle police officer was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor assault for allegedly hitting a handcuffed man being detained by other officers.

City Attorney Pete Holmes charged police officer Chris Hairston in connection with a Sept. 24, 2012, incident in which Hairston allegedly assaulted a handcuffed man who was being detained by police for assaulting Hairston's wife, also a police officer.

(H/T Sloopyinca)