Wednesday, February 23, 2011
[NJ] Today over on COPBLOCK.org: "Clara Colon’s story"
"...She advised me Mr. Colon was a police officer with the Elizabeth Police Department and he was armed..."
This is only a peek of the article.
Go to Copblock.org site to see the whole posting:
Clara Colon’s story
By Dylboz and Jenn
Posted on 23 February 2011
[Excerpts] According to a police report drafted by Officer Philip Mauro, badge no. 91, documenting a domestic violence incident on August 12, 2010, the following events occurred - "Upon my arrival to the above residence, I was met in the driveway by an adult female later identified as Clara Colon... She advised she sustained a visible bruise on her right inner bicep caused by Mr. Colon grabbing her... She advised me Mr. Colon was a police officer with the Elizabeth Police Department and he was armed... and she was in fear for her life..."... Clara Colon has a very different story to tell. Ms. Colon said she had bruises all over her body from her husband’s malicious attack. She gave all of these details to Officer Mauro and another responding officer... “I don’t sleep at night,” says Ms. Colon. She is intent on fighting this matter and finding a civil rights attorney to represent her. Since her experience, she has reached out to others who have suffered similar abuse at the hands of their police officer spouses. “We’re just supposed to go away, shut up and take it.”...
[Full article here]
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