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January 28, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Deal reached to dismiss assault charge against SPD officer

A criminal charge against a Seattle police officer accused of assaulting a handcuffed man will be dismissed in two years if the officer meets conditions approved today by a Seattle Municipal Court judge. The agreement allows Officer Chris Hairston, 47, to avoid the risk of a misdemeanor assault conviction while sparing prosecutors the possibility…


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