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October 25, 2012

Former Pa. cop cleared in jail-cell TASER incident

Officer says he will return to police work after being declared 'not guilty'

By Stephanie Farr
The Philadelphia Daily News

COLWYN, Pa. --Former Officer Trevor Parham said that he intends to return to police work after a judge found him not guilty Wednesday on criminal charges relating to his use of a Taser on a juvenile who was shackled and handcuffed in a holding cell this year.

"I'm not a bad officer; I've never been accused of being a bad officer," Parham said. "It was just some bad political circumstances."

Full story: Former Pa. cop cleared in jail-cell TASER incident

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