Lansing Detention Officer Suspended After Assault Investigation

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Lansing Detention Officer Suspended After Assault Investigation

CREATED Mar. 22, 2013

 A 20-year veteran of the Lansing Police Department is accused of assaulting an inmate.

54-year-old David Gladstone has been placed on paid administrative leave while the department conducts an internal investigation.

Gladstone, a detention officer, was charged with one misdemeanor count of assault and battery after turning himself in on Friday. He's accused of assaulting an inmate within the Lansing detention area.

LPD's Internal Affairs Unit is investigating to determine if Gladstone acted outside the policies and procedures of the department. Penalties range from counseling to termination.

A preliminary hearing has been sent for Monday.

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