|Agency||Vicksburg Mississippi Police Department|
|Last Known Status||Suspended|
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.
Dolley was charged with disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace, both misdemeanors.
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.
- Mississippi police officer suspended after video shows him kneeling on man, Clarion Ledger, 2021-12-29
- Statement by Mayor Flagg, Vicksburg Daily News, 2021-12-29