Friday, January 7, 2011

Philly police corruption watch

"A 21-year veteran Philadelphia police officer has been arrested and charged with falsely claiming he was assaulted while making an arrest last year, the department said this morning.

Aleksande Shwarz, 54, who was assigned to the 2nd District, also has been charged with simple assault stemming from the arrest on March 4.

He was arrested Wednesday, the department said in a statement."

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