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Howard and Knight were placed on paid administrative leave. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation has assumed control of the case at the request of the Moraine Police Division.
The city will conduct an internal investigation that “will focus on whether any department policies were violated during the event,” Richardson said via email this morning.
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Moraine officers are not equipped with body cameras and police cruisers do not have the devices either, according to Law Director Buzz Portune.
Howard is a 19-year veteran of the division and Knight has worked there for 19 months, according to the city. This news organization has requested copies of their personnel files.
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