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Krotz Springs officer fired over alleged sexual misconduct

Officer was fired last week after special town meeting
Posted: 12:06 PM, Aug 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-23 13:06:38-04
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An investigation that led to the termination of an officer with the Krotz Springs Police Department began with a complaint accusing the officer of having a sexual relationship with a female while on duty.

KATC Investigates has obtained the initial police report that shows how the investigation into KSPD Officer Bruce Colley began.

According to the report, KSPD received a call on Aug. 10 accusing Colley of the inappropriate behavior while on duty.

While the caller admitted they had no proof of the accusation, Krotz Springs Police Chief Susie Snyder interviewed several people about the accusation.

Snyder then confronted Colley about the accusation, which he initially denied.

The report states that Synder received "reliable information on this investigation" after the Krotz Springs Town Meeting that was held on Aug. 13.

The following day Synder interviewed several people concerning the case. She then interviewed Colley a second time, which is when he admitted to the accusations.

Colley was placed on administrative leave on Aug. 14.

The town council then held a special meeting on Aug. 16, where the council, at Snyder's recommendation, unanimously voted to terminate Colley.

This case is still under investigation by the police department.