Former Colorado officer will get probation for placing girl in police automobile that was hit by a practice

DENVER (AP) — A former Colorado police officer who put a handcuffed girl in a parked police automobile that was hit by a freight practice, inflicting the lady to endure severe accidents, has averted a jail sentence and should as an alternative serve 30 months on supervised probation.

Jordan Steinke, 29, was sentenced Friday by Weld County District Courtroom Decide Timothy Kerns, who discovered her responsible of reckless endangerment and assault for the Sept. 16, 2022, crash close to Platteville. Kerns acquitted the previous Fort Lupton police officer of prison try and commit manslaughter after her bench trial in July.

Kerns mentioned he had deliberate to condemn Steinke to jail, however he modified his thoughts after each prosecutors and protection attorneys sought a probationary sentence, The Denver Publish reported.