Police Complaints

CPC 165-10: Off-Duty lieutenant confronts a citizen

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An unnamed off-duty officer held a citizen at gunpoint while his own child was in his car.

Summary of Allegations:

Did “Lieutenant M” conduct himself professionally while off-duty?

Was Lieutenant K’s use of force necessary and legal?

Did Lieutenant K’s actions bring the police department into disrepute?

Summary of Findings:

There is sufficient evidence that Lieutenant M was unprofessional and rude. This issue was sustained.

Two stories disagree with each other. The issue was not sustained.

The lieutenant should not have confronted the citizen. This issue was sustained.