DENVER (AP) – The Denver Police Department has disciplined two officers who handcuffed and detained a journalist who was photographing them as they were dealing with a man sitting naked on a public sidewalk.
The Denver Post reports disciplinary orders show the officers will each be docked two days’ pay for the July 2018 encounter with Susan Greene, editor of The Colorado Independent.READ MORE: Debris, Rising Water Rush Along Black Creek As Flash Flood Warnings Plague Glen Haven, Cameron Peak Fire Burn Area
According to the disciplinary orders, the department determined the officers were in violation of police policy for detaining Greene for recording an officer in a public place.READ MORE: CDOT Says Drivers Should Pack A Few Extra Things While Traveling This Summer
Greene was put in a patrol car and released after about 10 minutes.
Greene says one of the officers initially approached her in a “ridiculously aggressive way” and that both told her to “act like a lady.”MORE NEWS: Company Says GPS Showed Where Stolen Truck Was Yet Victims Say Aurora Police Showed Little Interest
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