Eddie Colbert

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Service Record

Agency Vicksburg Mississippi Police Department
Rank Officer
Last Known Status Suspended[1]

Incident Reports

2021 Arrest of John Dolley

On December 26, 2021, Colbert and other officers responded to a reported disturbance and encountered Dolley. The incident was captured on cell-phone video by a witness and by the city's surveillance cameras. As the video starts, Colbert is seen throwing Dolley to the ground and kneeling on his back while Dolley was handcuffed by another officer.[1][2]

Dolley was charged with disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace, both misdemeanors.[1]

Department Response

After an internal investigation, Colbert was suspended for 15 days with pay and ordered to take an anger management class. Colbert was given 45 days on probation.[1]

LEO Ratings

Training and Tactics rating: bad
Protect & Serve rating: bad
Individual Rights rating: bad
Accountability and Integrity rating: neutral
Off Duty rating: neutral
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