Former Columbia police officer Rob Sanders found not guilty of assault

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 | 11:42 a.m. CDT; updated 6:07 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, October 2, 2013

COLUMBIA — Rob Sanders, a former Columbia police officer, has been found not guilty of third-degree assault by Judge Carol England.

Sanders was charged with the assault of a prisoner in August 2011. He was fired by Police Chief Ken Burton.


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Jack Hamm October 1, 2013 | 2:03 p.m.

What a joke. Is Burton the only one with any integrity in our Justice system?

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