Officer accused of asking woman to lift up her shirt to avoid traffic citation
Thu, 09 May 2013 14:40:23 GMT —
The State Law Enforcement Division has charged Bradley Rex Jordan, 24, with Misconduct in Office, after a woman said Jordan offered to dismiss a traffic citation if she would pull up her shirt for him.
According to the arrest warrant, the incident happened during a traffic stop May 2.
The Aynor Police Department says it received the complaint against Jordan that day and placed him on paid leave pending an internal investigation.
On May 3, the investigation was turned over to SLED at the request of Aynor Police Chief David Thompson
Jordan was terminated from the Aynor Police Department yesterday.
If convicted, Jordan faces up to one year in prison and a fine of up to $1,000.
"It is the mission of the Aynor Police Department to maintain the highest standards of ethical conduct for police officers," Chief Thompson said in a news release issued Thursday.