Officer Involved in Violent Arrest to Be Disciplined | NECN
Rhode Island

Rhode Island

The latest news from around the state

Officer Involved in Violent Arrest to Be Disciplined

Police say patrolman Michael Place will also be given an unspecified punishment

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    A Providence, Rhode Island, police officer will undergo retraining after a violent arrest this past May. (Published Friday, Oct. 7, 2016)

    A Providence, Rhode Island, police officer will undergo retraining after a violent arrest this past May. 

    Police say patrolman Michael Place will also be given an unspecified punishment. 

    Police were responding to a disturbance at a home on Stanwood Street. 

    A woman reportedly resisted arrest and was aggressive. Cellphone video surfaced showing Place punching and dragging that woman.

    Both the police department and her friends say the situation should have been handled differently.

    Get the latest from necn anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android