VINCENNES POLICE OFFICER SUSPENDED

The City of Vincennes has announced that effective immediately Officer Robert “Ben” Hammond has been suspended without pay from the Police Department. The suspension was due to felony neglect of a dependent and criminal confinement charges brought against him and his wife by the Indiana State Police. The Police Merit Board will meet Thursday in executive session at 5 p.m. Eastern Time at Police headquarters in Vincennes to discuss the matter.