George Sheppard

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Service Record

Agency Roseburg Oregon Police Department
Rank Corporal
Dates of Service September 1, 2009 - August 16, 2021[1]
Salary $87,000[1]
Last Known Status Terminated[1]

Commendations

2015 Commendation of Valor

On December 14, 2015, Sheppard received a Commendation of Valor from the Roseburg City Council.[2]

2019 Recognition of Service

On September 3, 2019, the Roseburg City Council recognized Sheppard for 10 years of service in the department.[3]

Incident Reports

2021 Arrest of Lacy Mulholland

Department Response

An internal investigation determined that Sheppard used excessive force and lied about it. A city official said that disciplinary actions and the results of an internal administrative investigation do not have to be made public.[1]

On August 16, 2021, Sheppard was terminated.[1]

Legal Action

Sheppard was charged with official misconduct, a misdemeanor.[1]

Sheppard's lawyer stated that Sheppard plans to plead no contest and enter a six-month diversion program. At the end of the program, the charge would be dropped and erased from his record.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Scott Carroll, Roseburg police officer fired, charged with official misconduct, The News-Review, 2021-12-12
  2. Synopsis, Roseburg City Council, 2015-12-14
  3. Agenda, Roseburg City Council, 2019-09-03