Ex-Mount Vernon officer sentenced to probation for assaulting handcuffed inmate in his custody

Surveillance video captured the moments 29-year-old James Ready threw the inmate on the floor while transferring them from the hospital to police headquarters.

News 12 Staff

Jun 15, 2022, 2:23 AM

Updated 674 days ago

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A former Mount Vernon police officer has been sentenced to three years probation for assaulting an inmate who was handcuffed and in his custody.
Surveillance video captured the moments 29-year-old James Ready threw the inmate on the floor while transferring them from the hospital to police headquarters.
Ready pleaded guilty to assault, according to the Westchester District Attorney's Office.  


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