Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

Command Review Board

St. Pete Police Officer accused of using excessive force, lying resigns

in The Bay and the 'Burg by

Officials say a St. Petersburg police officer accused of using excessive force and then lying about it has resigned. Police say Officer Andrew Cane attended a disciplinary meeting Monday and resigned before the Command Review Board could make a ruling. Two fellow officers reported that Cane threw a handcuffed suspect to the ground during an August arrest. Cane wrote in his incident report that the suspect was twisting and acting aggressively. But the other responding officers disagreed, and surveillance video from…

Keep Reading

Go to Top