"We treat every case as if it is a felony because we want to make sure we're investigating them fully and we come to the best resolution for the victim," said Capt. Lawson. "We also want to show that what is being alleged, if it shows the officer didn't commit it, we want to be able to show that our officers didn't commit this act."
A number of officers only received a single day of suspension for misdemeanor activities. However, a felony conviction for sex assault warranted dismissal.
Other officers were fired for failing drug tests and evading other officers to avoid arrest themselves while off duty.
One officer is no longer with the force after drinking intoxicating beverages while on duty then making rude and derogatory remarks to two people filing complaints.
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