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November 19, 2012

Chief's assistant copied scandal video fearing cover-up

After the deputy chief in question decontaminated the girl for a fourth time, he asked the assitant for a copy of the video so he could secure it

By Lou Grieco and Mark Gokavi
Dayton Daily News

MIAMI TWP, Ohio — An administrative assistant to the Miami Twp. police chief was so concerned about a possible cover up of the deputy chief's decontamination of a naked 17-year-old girl who'd been pepper-sprayed that she made a second copy of a video of the incident, the assistant told investigators.

Police Chief Chris Krug, in his report on the decontamination of the teen, described Deputy Chief Major John DiPietro as "very nonchalant'' on July 12, the day of the incident. Krug launched an investigation after a township official asked him to look further into it a week after it happened.

Full story: Chief's assistant copied scandal video fearing cover-up

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