Baltimore Police Officer Joseph Bannerman was arrested for allegedly choking and punching his girlfriend in the face. He is scheduled for a suspension hearing next Monday.
UPDATE: JULY 2009
...Joseph Bannerman was convicted... He was sentenced to three years in prison, with all but 10 days suspended...
BALTIMORE CITY COP CONVICTED OF BEATING GIRLFRIEND - JUDGE GIVES A BREAK
The Baltimore Spectator
Thursday, July 30, 2009
Joseph Bannerman of the Baltimore Police's Violent Crime Impact Division seems to have had some violent impact of his own. At least to his former girlfriend. But no worries, after being convicted of second degree assault for punching her in the face and shoving her to the ground; Judge Halee Weinstein gave him a huge break. Incidentally, Judge Weinstein is the same judge that once questioned whether The Baltimore Spectator's A.F. James MacArthur was a real journalist or not.
CITY POLICE OFFICER GETS 10 DAYS FOR ASSAULT
July 30, 2009
A Baltimore police officer was convicted of second-degree assault and sentenced to 10 days in prison Monday after he punched a woman in the face during an argument in May, according to the city state's attorney's office. Joseph Bannerman, 31, of the 6600 block of Spring Mill Circle in Gwynn Oak, had been assigned to the department's Violent Crime Impact Division. He was suspended from the department and could be fired pending the outcome of an internal investigation, according to a police spokesman. The incident occurred May 8 on the porch of the woman's home in the 2900 block of W. Mosher St., according to prosecutors. Bannerman punched, choked and pushed her to the floor during the argument, prosecutors said.
POLICE OFFICER CONVICTED OF ASSAULT
July 28, 2009 - 7:44pm
BALTIMORE (AP) - Prosecutors say a Baltimore city police officer has been convicted of second-degree assault. Thirty-one-year-old Joseph Bannerman was convicted on Monday. He was sentenced to three years in prison, with all but 10 days suspended. Bannerman was arrested in May after his girlfriend said he punched and choked her at their home.
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Monday, May 11, 2009
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I originally got the name wrong because of this article, which now I notice called him Hannerman and Hammerman (I'm smiling):ReplyDelete
Reported by: Meg Jollett
Last Update: 3:33 pm
...In a separate incident, Officer Joseph Hannerman was arrested on May 8th just before 11pm for allegedly choking and punching his girlfriend... Hammerman is also scheduled for a suspension hearing Monday.