PGPD Officer Sentenced to One Year in UMD Beating Case
All but 30 days of the sentence is suspended.
James Harrison, the Prince George's County police officer convicted of second degree assault in the 2010 beating of a University of Maryland student was sentenced to one year Friday, according to a WJLA report.
All but 30 days of the sentence was suspended and Harrison will serve most of his time in home detention.
Harrison was not found guilty of misconduct of office and Reginald Baker, who was also accused in the beating was found not guilty of all charges.
Both officers were accused of beating UMD student John McKenna after a basketball game against Duke University.
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