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Newton police captain cleared; new case aired

A report released Friday cleared a Newton police captain of making offensive remarks to a female ­officer. But questions about police behavior in Newton are persisting, as an assault by an off-duty officer after a party in 2010 has come to light for the first time.

After a three-month investigation involving interviews with 15 Police Department employees, Dan Bair, an attorney hired by the city of Newton, found there was insufficient evidence to suggest that Captain Christopher Marzilli made gender-based or sexually related comments to Officer Dina MacNair.

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