Springfield Mayor Sarno issues statement on Nathan Bill’s police court actions

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The mayor of Springfield issued a statement following the indictment against fourteen Springfield police officers relating to an alleged bar fight.

14 Springfield police officers indicted on charges related to Nathan Bill’s Bar fight

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states,

“Needless to say, this is not a good day for our Springfield Police Department. I am very disappointed and angry – these are very serious charges. Police officers are held to a higher standard and as I have stated before, must wear their badges, not only bravely, but with honor, integrity and professionalism. Acting Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and I will continue our efforts to root out these negative actions by a few, in order to not take away from all the good work the vast majority of our officers do day in and day out for our Springfield community.”

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