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Hamilton cop charged with threatening bodily harm

Paul Manning has been charged with threatening bodily harm and the unsafe storage of a firearm. He was arrested Thursday after allegedly sending a threatening email.

The nine-year veteran of the force, has been suspended with pay

A Hamilton police officer has been arrested and charged for allegedly sending a threatening email while off duty.

Police received a complaint on Tuesday regarding the alleged threat, leading to an arrest on Thursday.

When Hamilton Police arrested Paul Manning, 41, they also found a long arm firearm not stored safely, resulting in an additional charge.

Manning, a nine-year veteran of the force, has been suspended with pay and was held in custody for a court appearance Thursday afternoon.

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