08/28/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Michael Morelock, Denver Police Officer, Suspended With Pay After 21 Claims Of Excessive Force

Denver police Officer Michael Morelock has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of an internal investigation into allegations of use of excessive force.

Morelock, 30, began working for the Denver Police Department in 2006 and racked up 21 claims of excessive force against him over his first two years in the department, according to a federal lawsuit filed last week.

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