Convicted Providence Police Sergeant Appealing Case

(Providence, RI) -- Providence police sergeant Joseph Hanley, who has been convicted of assaulting an arrestee in 2020, is appealing the verdict. The Providence Journal reports Hanley appealed the case the same day he was sentenced to probation in district court last month, and that his attorney provided an update on Friday that Hanley would be seeking a jury trial in Rhode Island Superior Court. A pre-trial conference is set for April 23rd.

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