Officer suspended after viral video of shove

Posted at 7:51 AM, Apr 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-25 07:51:40-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- A Cape Coral Police officer has been suspended and ordered to enter training after he was caught on camera shoving a woman outside Dixie Roadhouse last month.

The incident was recorded on a smartphone, and the video that was posted online went viral.

An internal investigating found Captain Michael Torregrossa violated department policy and used excessive force on March 13th when he threw a woman to the ground while she was arguing with her boyfriend.

Captain Torregrossa is now serving an 80-hour suspension effective Monday.

The State Attorney's review determined that there was no criminal conduct on the part of the subject officer.