Ex-Colorado police officer who put handcuffed
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Upon being convicted of reckless endangerment and assault in July, Jordan Steinke received 30 months of supervised probation.

Criminal attempt to commit manslaughter was acquitted of her charges.

As a result of the incident, the 29-year-old lost her job, and has been ordered to perform 100 hours of community service.

During the crash, Yareni Rios-Gonzalez, the woman who was placed in the car, suffered serious injuries, including a brain injury.

In September 2022, Steinke and another officer were investigating a road rage incident involving a weapon in Weld County, about 72 miles (115 km) west of Denver.

After being pulled over, Ms Rios-Gonzalez was taken into custody in a parked police car.

When a train hit the police car, officers were searching her vehicle.

During the sentencing hearing, Steinke apologized to the court for what happened that night.

As you screamed and cried, I begged you to tell me your name. I prayed that you would stay awake. I have never felt so helpless.

The author added that she hoped to speak to police officers about the dangers of railway tracks.

A lawyer for Ms Rios-Gonzalez told the court that his client felt angry and upset about Steinke’s career loss, but also sorry that her life had been so radically altered by the crash.