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Hancock County News

Greenfield PD officer investigated for report of excessive force

The Greenfield Police Department is currently conducting an internal investigation into an incident involving a Greenfield Police officer allegedly using excessive force during an arrest.


The police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave effective August 26, 2019. The officer will remain on administrative leave pending the investigation results.


The Greenfield Police Department has requested the Indiana State Police also conduct an investigation into this matter. The Indiana State Police recently forwarded their findings to the Hancock County Prosecutor’s Office. The Greenfield Police Department is currently awaiting further information from the Hancock County Prosecutor’s Office at this time.


The Greenfield Police Department cannot comment any further on the matter at this time in order to ensure the integrity of the investigation.