Fired “Sexy Single” Cop Rejoins Force

Daily News (paywall)

Jonathan Josey is getting back his badge.

The veteran Philadelphia police lieutenant, who was fired last fall after he was caught on video striking a woman at a Puerto Rican Day celebration, was given his job back today by an arbitrator.

6ABC reported that the arbitrator ruled that Josey will be reinstated with full benefits and back pay.

Josey—previously best known for being one of the DN’s “Sexy Singles”—was fired after being caught on video throwing this vicious punch:

But he was later acquitted of charges in the case. Surely, this will build confidence and trust between Philadelphia residents and their police force.