Pa. State Police union sues Chester County DA over ‘do not use’ list of problem cops

October 9, 2018

By Staff

In a scathing memo to the commanding officer of the Pennsylvania State Police, Chester County District Attorney Thomas P. Hogan sharply criticized the actions of several state troopers during a police-involved shooting in London Grove Township this summer, writing that some of their errors could have caused “serious ramifications” had the suspect been killed.

“If this case proceeded to trial regarding the shooting incident, any decent defense lawyer would significantly damage the strength of the case and the reputation of [the state police] by flaunting these errors to a jury,” Hogan wrote to Lt. Col. Robert Evanchick and other officials on July 26. “Such errors cannot be permitted.”

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