“MPD Officer Arrested and Charged for DUI While On Duty”

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Props to the Cops(ish) for making the arrest and publicizing it.

From MPD on Sunday:

“At approximately 2:20 a.m. at the 1400 block of 18th Street SE, Metropolitan Police Officer Arthur Thompson was found to be under the influence of alcohol while on duty. He was arrested and charged with DUI.

Officer Thompson’s impairment was discovered by a supervisor who was investigating a citizen complaint involving Officer Thompson. During the investigation, the supervisor detected the odor of alcohol. Field sobriety tests were conducted which confirmed the officer was under the influence.

Officer Thompson has been with the Metropolitan Police Department for four years. At this time, his police powers have been revoked, and the incident is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police Department Internal Affairs Division.”

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