Brutality lawsuits against former Enfield officer settled

ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Eight brutality lawsuits against a former Connecticut police officer have been settled.

The lawsuits against former Enfield officer Matthew Worden included accusations that he assaulted people after they had been restrained.

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Worden was fired in 2014 after being caught on camera allegedly beating an unarmed suspect.

Town officials later changed the termination to a resignation, settling Worden’s grievance over his firing.

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Enfield officials refuse to release details on the settlements. Worden’s attorney says his client did nothing wrong.