A 54-year-old retired Philadelphia police officer has filed a complaint with Internal Affairs after he was allegedly “violated” by officers during a case of mistaken identity.
Kevin Booker told The Philadelphia Daily News that the incident began around 11:30 p.m. on Jan. 8 when police came to his home and accused him of paying for take-out with counterfeit bills.
Booker claimed the officers forced their way into his Ashdale Street home, punched him in the back of the head and handcuffed him despite his insistence that he never ordered food.
The officers allegedly told Booker, a nine-year force veteran, that he was going to jail if he didn’t pay the delivery driver.
He was cut loose after police learned that someone else used his address to make the order.