A former South Bend Police officer who pleaded guilty to punching a handcuffed man at the St. Joseph County Jail in 2010 was sentenced to a year of probation.
Theodore Robert must spend eight months of his probation on home detention, our news partners ABC 57 reported.
He pleaded guilty in February to a charge of depriving a person of civil rights while acting under the color of law.
Robert apologized during the sentencing hearing on Thursday, May 19, and said he took responsibility for his actions.
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