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Another Maine Cop Has a Negligent Discharge

Posted on the 27 June 2013 by Mikeb302000
Another Maine Cop has a Negligent Discharge
Local news reports
The city's new police chief was cleaning his newly issued weapon Monday afternoon and apparently shot himself in the hand, according to a press release issued by a city official Tuesday.
Chief Mark Hathaway, a 25-year veteran officer who was selected as the city's chief in April, and other officers had just returned from training with their new guns in Brewer when the shooting took place.

A Maine State Police lieutenant accidentally discharged his weapon in February at a staff meeting, when he shifted in his seat and his holstered weapon went off. An investigation concluded in May by a division of the Maine State Police was unable to determine why his firearm accidentally discharged during the computer training session.

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