FOX 26 NEWS HAS LEARNED A METRO POLICE OFFICER HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR SHOCKING HER FELLOW OFFICERS WITHOUT CONSENT.
A SOURCE TELLS FOX 26 NEWS OFFICERS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO ACTUALLY TO BE TASED IN TRAINING BUT THE SERGEANT FORCED AT LEAST THREE OF THEM TO ENDURE THE SHOCK ANYWAY.
THE CASE WAS THE SUBJECT OF AN INTERNAL INVESTIGATION AT METRO.
THE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION AGENCY CONFIRMS THE PROBE SAYING RAMIREZ WAS SUSPENDED FOR TEN DAYS.
THE CASE IS ALSO BEING TURNED OVER TO THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR POSSIBLE CRIMINAL CHARGES.
STATEMENT FROM METRO:
“As soon as the allegations surfaced regarding one of the training classes, METRO Police conducted an investigation and determined that three officers were tased without clear consent. The investigation resulted in a ten day suspension, without pay, for Sgt. Sonya Ramirez. Her probationary period as a sergeant has been extended by six months and she is not allowed to instruct any METRO training classes for one year.”
Chief Vera Bumpers
METRO Police Department