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Monroe Conduct violation leads to officer's removal

‘Serious policy’ issue after block party; Watts issues suspension without pay

Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 12:00 am

MONROE, Ga. — A Monroe police officer was suspended without pay after breaking his department’s code of conduct while responding to a block party during the weekend.

A cellphone video shot in the Monroe Estates neighborhood seems to show a police officer deploying his Taser on a man — identified in media reports as Ivan Tory — while dragging him off a porch Saturday night.

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