Chief Leonard Papania’s department spent Tuesday night and Wednesday investigating a Facebook video that showed a young woman being assaulted. During a news conference Wednesday afternoon, he discussed his frustrations with social media and the quick results people expect, saying his department will take the time required to properly investigate a crime.
Chief Leonard Papania’s department spent Tuesday night and Wednesday investigating a Facebook video that showed a young woman being assaulted. During a news conference Wednesday afternoon, he discussed his frustrations with social media and the quick results people expect, saying his department will take the time required to properly investigate a crime. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com
Chief Leonard Papania’s department spent Tuesday night and Wednesday investigating a Facebook video that showed a young woman being assaulted. During a news conference Wednesday afternoon, he discussed his frustrations with social media and the quick results people expect, saying his department will take the time required to properly investigate a crime. Tim Isbell ttisbell@sunherald.com

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July 12, 2017 06:23 PM

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