A former New Jersey police officer who admitted dealing drugs was caught on camera brutally assaulting a suicidal man — twice.
Federal prosecutors sentenced ex-Paterson officer Ruben McAusland to nearly six years in jail Wednesday for both crimes. He also must pay $32,892 in restitution.
The U.S. Attorney’s office released the video this week of 27-year-old McAusland, on duty and in uniform, assaulting a patient at St. Joseph’s Regional Hospital in March 2018.
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