Thursday, April 14, 2011
[MA] Medford eased Police Officer Hudson out of his wife strangle charges & so have a cop that commits crimes and breaks rules
Medford Police Officer Gregory Hudson, most recently given probation and suspension for soliciting a prostitute, had previously been charged for assault and battery after "allegedly" (at least) choking his wife. She had bruises on her neck, yet his charges were "disposed" of after probation and 40 hours off of work. They kept a cop who commits crimes and they ended up with a cop who commits crimes. They also ended up with victims who saw there was no use turning to the court system for protection. Obviously Medford still keeps criminals on the force because again they are keeping Officer Hudson.
So what's new in Medford? Nothing noticeable.
MORE ON MEDFORD POLICE OFFICER GREGORY HUDSON'S VAGUE DISCIPLINARY HISTORY IN THIS ARTICLE FROM LAST MONTH:
SUSPENDED MEDFORD POLICE OFFICER HAS LONG HISTORY OF TROUBLE
By Matt Byrne
March 7, 2011
[Excerpts] ...Hudson's first disciplinary matter came in 1993, and was followed by two more issues in 1996, before a 1999 arrest for domestic assault, Rumley said, although details of those incidents, which were handled within the department and did non involve the civil service hearing process, were unavailable... Hudson was also disciplined again in 2006, but details of those incidents were not released... The criminal charge against Hudson in the 1999 assault case, in which Hudson's wife alleged that her husband choked her, was disposed of in Somerville District Court after he served six months pretrial probation. For that arrest, Hudson was suspended without pay for five tours of duty, Rumley said. A tour refers to one day's shift, which typically runs about eight hours... [Full article here]
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