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Officer removed from force could receive pension

Officer removed from force could receive pension
Posted at 6:54 PM, Dec 08, 2014
and last updated 2015-12-03 18:54:52-05

A Buffalo Police officer who was removed from the force after a 2006 incident could soon have her pension reinstated.

Officer Carol Horne was punished when the department said she interfered with a fellow officer while he was arresting a man. Officer Horne maintained Officer Greg Kwiatkowski was abusing the black suspect.

Earlier this year Officer Kwiatkowski was indicted in a separate incident, accused with other officers of holding down a teenager and shooting him with a BB gun.

The Buffalo Common Council is holding a special meeting on Officer Horne's case Tuesday and may reinstate her pension.