I-Team: Newport officers not disciplined for punching suspects in head

Published October 26, 2018

Rumble Newport Police Chief Tom Collins doesn’t like it when his officers punch suspects in the face. “It’s never appropriate,” Collins told WCPO’s I-Team. “It’s a no strike zone.” And yet records indicate Newport officers who delivered facial blows 11 times since 2016 were never criticized in supervisory reviews of the incidents.