He's living a sexual nightmare: Says alleged oral-sex assailant is still a copBy Dana DiFilippo, Daily News Staff Writer
May. 06, 2012
Undercover Vid: CNN Producer Admits Russia Narrative 'Mostly Bullshit,' Pushed For Ratings
Muslim Woman Arrested For Setting Fire To Iowa Mosque She Attended
Trump Skips Ramadan Dinner For The First Time In Nearly Two Decades
Polish MP Schools BBC Host On Refugees: 'How Many Terror Attacks Have You Had In London?'
How Big Pharma Is Profiting Off Transgender Mania
JAMES HARRIS is a man tormented.
He dreams often of suffocating, choking as he wakes, unable to catch his breath. He keeps a knife tucked into his waistband almost always, a desperate defense against horrors he can easily imagine because he says he has lived them. He hesitates to get into anyone’s car, unwilling to surrender control to the person behind the wheel. He has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and paranoia.
Although five years have passed since the incident that changed his life, his torment doesn’t end because his tormentor is still out there.
Although Philadelphia Police Officer Michael Paige was arrested and fired in 2007 for allegedly forcing Harris to perform oral sex on him in his police cruiser in Fairmount Park, Paige is back on the force, patrolling the streets of West Philadelphia. Paige dodged conviction, despite DNA evidence proving that a sexual encounter had occurred, because the judge accused Harris of playing the victim after consensual sex.