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November 08, 2012

Video: Cop draws gun on responding firefighter

The firefighter has filed a $50,000 claim over the incident

By Doug Erickson
Wisconsin State Journal

OREGON, Wis. — Two adjacent public-safety departments in Dane County are at odds after a firefighter says he was subjected to excessive force by a police officer from a nearby village while trying to respond to a fire call.

Brooklyn volunteer firefighter Dan Dean, 37, alleges Oregon police officer Ted Gilbertson overreacted when Gilbertson drew his gun and held it near Dean's head during a June traffic stop in the Brooklyn Fire Station parking lot.

Full story: Video: Cop draws gun on responding firefighter

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