from Huffington Post
Posted: 08/03/2012 3:31 pm Updated: 08/03/2012 6:28 pm
Anthony Bologna– the NYPD Deputy Inspector caught on video pepper-spraying two women Occupy Wall Street protesters in Union Square last fall– could have to dig into his own pockets to pay for the damages in the women’s civil lawsuitagainst him. New York City has opted not to defend Bologna in court, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The decision indicates the city finds the 29-year NYPD veteran’s defense of his actions inadequate, and is a stark contrast from NYPD spokesman Paul Browne’s initial remarks on the incident in September.