The officer, Patrick Pogan, 24, who has since resigned from the Police Department, was found guilty of one count of offering a false instrument for filing; he was acquitted of assault.
More at http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/30/nyregion/30pogan.html#
Watch ex-officer Patrick Pogan not commit an assault on the bicycle rider. Consider what would happen to someone who did the same thing to a bicycle cop. In fact, could this be a legal precident? Can this video and the officer's aquittal be used in court to prove that someone who similarly rams a cop off of a bicycle is not guilty of assaulting the officer?