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3 Fort Wayne police officers suspended

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) — The Fort Wayne Board of Public Safety was informed three police officers were suspended by Police Chief Steve Reed in the last month at a meeting Thursday afternoon.

According to an agenda released by the Board of Public Safety, the three suspensions were:

  • Sgt. Brian Burton for improper conduct
  • Off. Kerry Haywood for negligence with a firearm
  • Off. Shane Carrier, for unreasonable force and improper conduct

At the conclusion of yesterday’s meeting, ABC21 asked Chief Reed for more details about the suspensions, but he was not able to provide them.

Today, ABC21 reached out to FWPD Public Information Officer Sofia Rosales-Scatena to get more information regarding the suspensions. However, she also could not provide details regarding the suspensions.

Ian Hoover

Ian Hoover is the Content Manager of Fort Wayne’s NBC and ABC21. His focus is managerial oversight of content including working with reporters on elements for their stories and with producers for deeper content in newscasts; long-range planning and content development; editorial meeting oversight; and special projects management.

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