Scott D. Benton, Chief of Police
20 Essex St
Whitman, MA 02382
For Immediate Release
Saturday, July 27, 2019
Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Email: [email protected]
Statement from Whitman Police Chief Scott Benton
WHITMAN — Chief Scott Benton releases a statement regarding recent allegations of officer misconduct:
“This morning I was notified of alleged officer misconduct involving the consumption of alcohol by two Whitman Police officers at a local restaurant yesterday afternoon.
An internal review and finding of facts was immediately launched by the Whitman Police Department and the matter remains under active investigation.
The two officers have been placed on paid administrative leave.
The Whitman Police Department takes all allegations of police officer misconduct seriously.”