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Officer cleared of misconduct after striking domestic abuse suspect

Panel rules custody sergeant acted 'legitimately' over dealing with detainee.

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Date - 14th December 2018
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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An officer who punched a “violent and disruptive” domestic abuse suspect four times while being held in a police cell has been cleared of misconduct. Kent custody sergeant Paul Coughlan, 52, was found to have acted legitimately –...
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