While testifying in his own defense, Krawetz said he kicked Levesque in self defense.
“As part of the new agreement, the Providence Police have agreed to six years with no raise. If the Police Department reduces its budget in excess of $6 million in structural savings in FY12, up to $1.5 million of the additional savings will be dispersed to officers as one-time stipends in FY13 and FY14. The new agreement also includes a salary increase of 4% in FY14.” “The agreement also includes a retirement incentive that will encourage 35 to 40 eligible officers to retire this year, producing significant savings through attrition. Additional savings will be achieved through changes to current benefits.”
“I’m not being coy when I say, ‘If you get raped, take a number, get a rape kit, go to the hospital … and we’ll get back to you in 30 days.”