McKinney, a sixth-term congresswoman who represents suburban Atlanta, struck the officer according to one account, a police official said, adding there were conflicting accounts. The officer, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the incident, spoke only on condition of anonymity.
Uhhhh, am I missing something here? Haven't they sort of let the cat out of the bag? The reader may not know the officer's name, but whoever barred him from speaking publicly obviously now knows he did. Doh!