LINCOLN, Neb. – A sex assault investigation finds another Lincoln police officer turning in his badge.
Police Chief Jeff Bleimiester says a second officer, facing unpaid suspension,has handed in his resignation.
The chief has issued the following statement:
“We identified a second officer who violated the Lincoln Police Department’s general orders and code of ethics,” Bleimiester said. “This officer was not a part of the original complaint…and there are no allegations of criminal wrongdoing.”
“We are evaluating our vetting practices and current policies, and will use this comprehensive examination to guide future training on ethical interactions with those we are sworn to protect.”
The Nebraska State Patrol is also investigating.