No jail time was no probation, a community-service that the conviction for ex-police officer Patrick Pogan today, ending a lengthy legal circus in New York.Pogan was the guy who body Christopher long time's square checks during a critical mass ride and was shocked by the nation of tourist to videotape gefangen.Das video and began a long legal battle that awarded a settlement Christopher long and lost his job Pogan.
Here is a story from the New York post.
Bike push COP, who spared prison, parole in penalty-free conviction
By LAURA ITALIANO
Posted: 3: 13 pm, July 14, 2010
There is no prison, no parole and no civilian service for infamous, caught on video-bike-push cop Patrick Pogan.
In emotional convicted Manhattan justices of the Supreme Court Maxwell Wiley today, let the 24 year-old former rookie to walk out of court, in tears, without any penalty ever - besides suffered by which Pogan called "this nightmare."
"I hope this nightmare behind me bring and prove to you that I a highly productive member of society," the young ex-police officer told the judge.
Pogan was a third generation, violently a critical mass cyclist pushed ten days at work by civilian video from his bike and was captured two years ago the sidewalk in times square.
The slide acquitted - Pogan had testified in April he succeeded only police orders to stop breaking the law cyclists, by whatever means necessary - he had condemned to center the cyclist to attack a crime for lying on paperwork has been.
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