I-Team: FBI Investigates Salem, NH Police After Controversial Arrests

SALEM, N.H. (CBS) – The conduct of the Salem, New Hampshire police officers involved in the tasing and arrest of a youth hockey coach is now part of a federal investigation, sources say. The FBI probe comes just months after an exclusive WBZ-TV I-Team report earlier this year.

The incident at the ice rink back in December 2017 is also mentioned in a recently released town audit by Kroll, a risk management company. In the report, Kroll says that the internal affairs investigation didn’t meet best practices and that undermined the integrity of the department. The report went on to say only witnesses who supported the police were interviewed and the officers were exonerated within 24 hours. Kroll wrote that type of investigation “can appear to be negligent and retaliatory.”

Michael Delaney, the former New Hampshire Attorney…

Original published: 2018-12-03 23:18:14 Read the full Boston News here

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