Pr. George's Officer Convicted of Assault Still on Force
Cpl. James Harrison was found guilty of repeatedly beating a University of Maryland student.
A Prince George's County police officer who was convicted of second-degree assault in the 2010 beating of a University of Maryland student is still serving as an officer, according to a Gazette story.
Cpl. James Harrison was suspended with pay after an administrative suspension hearing, according to the story.
Cpl. Reginald Baker, who was aquitted on all counts has also been suspended with pay.
Even though Harrison was convicted, PGCP cannot fire the officer based solely on the conviction, but are still investigating the incident, according to the Gazette story.