Federal documents allege Officer Aaron Petitt made disparaging remarks when referring to an Arabic male during a potential police action, among other charges.
There were tough sanctions Thursday for a Cleveland police officer accused of making racist remarks on his personal cell phone.
The discipline calls to question an officer’s first amendment rights when they are off the job.
Since a federal judge sealed the transcript, it may never be known what exactly Officer Aaron Petitt said.
What is known, is that the 33-year-old Third District officer is suspended for six days without pay and will attend sensitivity training.
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