Thanks to a reader for sending the news from NBC Washington:
“I don’t think this is a termination offense,” [MPD Chief] Lanier said.
She was more critical in December, calling the detective’s actions “totally inappropriate” and saying the incident tarnished the department’s otherwise excellent handling of the storm. That prompted the D.C. police union to question whether Baylor would get a fair investigation.
Fair enough, it seems.
“As soon as this whole process wraps up, he’ll be put back to duty,” Lanier said.
You can find MPD’s original response here.