Providence Rhode Island Police Department
|Dates of Service||Hired in 2003.|
|Last Known Status||Suspended|
2020 Assault of Rishod Gore
On April 23, 2020, Hanley was placed on paid suspension.
On May 19, 2020, Hanley was charged with misdemeanor simple assault and faces a maximum sentence of one year in prison.
On July 7, 2020, Hanley pleaded not guilty.
On October 4, 2020, Hanley was placed on unpaid suspension. The city claims that Hanley cannot be fired until his criminal case is resolved.
On March 18, 2021, a judge found Hanley guilty of misdemeanor assault and sentenced him to one year of probation and completion of five anger management classes.
Hanley was granted a retrial in front of a jury.
On May 24, 2022, Hanley rejected a plea deal offer of one year of probation.
Hanley faces up to one year in prison if convicted at a jury trial.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Steph Machado, Providence Sgt. Hanley set to stand trial after rejecting plea deal, WPRI, 2022-05-24
- ↑ Joseph Hanley III R, Police Sergeant, City of Providence, govSalaries
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Hanley v Pare Opinion, Superior Court, 2021-02-02
- ↑ Steph Machado, Video of alleged assault by Providence sergeant released despite objections, WPRI, 2020-11-11
- ↑ State v Hanley Pre-trial Memo, District Court, 2021-02-01
- ↑ Steph Machado, Providence Police Sgt. Hanley found guilty of assault, sentenced to probation, WPRI, 2021-03-18
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