GARY, Indiana - A former Gary Police Officer – who is also the past president of the local Fraternal Order of Police union – is now facing a criminal charge.
Terry Peck, 46, is accused of assaulting a man under arrest on March 19, 2019. Prosecutors said he slammed the man's head into the side of a patrol vehicle.
The indictment for using excessive force was handed down by a federal grand jury in Hammond.
If convicted, Peck faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.