Boston Cop Fired After Chokehold Gets Job Back

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A Boston police officer fired five years ago for nearly choking an unarmed man into unconsciousness and then dismissing it to investigators as a “bear hug” can return to work with full back pay, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled, the Boston Herald reports. The court affirmed an arbitrator’s 2013 ruling that officer David Williams did not use excessive force when he placed an off-duty Middlesex . . .

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