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“The standard is clear in our department,” provisional Chief Ken Ball said. “The top guy in our department couldn’t say this and get away with it.”
Nice’s attorney would not confirm a slur was used.
“I’m not certain if he used those words or not,” the lawyer said. “If he did, he certainly regrets it.”
Mayor Dan Horrigan said Nice’s behavior doesn’t reflect the values of the police force.
“One man is not the department,” he said.
A special prosecutor from neighboring Cuyahoga County has taken over the investigation involving Nice and his nephew.