Jayme Gohde

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Service Record

Agency Columbia County Florida Sheriff's Office
Rank Deputy
Last Known Status Active

Incident Reports

2020 Arrest of Martinezz Bowman

Dash Camera Footage

On October 23, 2020, Gohde and Deputy David Harvey attempted to stop Bowman for deficient tail lights. Bowman continued driving for approximately 1/4 mile until he reached his mother's house. The deputies exited their vehicle with weapons drawn. Harvey gave a series of conflicting commands before releasing his K-9 partner. Deputies handcuffed Bowman as the dog remained latched onto Bowman's leg.[1]

The incident was captured by the officers' dash camera.[1][2]

Bowman was arrested for fleeing and eluding.[1]

On January 21, 2021, Bowman was also charged with DUI.[1]

Response Timeline

On June 9, 2021, the DUI charge was dismissed.[1]

On May 17, 2022, Bowman sued the Sheriff and deputies, claiming the use of excessive force by Harvey and Gohde, and a failure to intervene by Gohde.[1]

On August 23, 2022, Bowman was found not guilty of fleeing and eluding.[3]

2022 Arrest of James Hodges

Response Timeline

On November 8, 2022, the department finished their internal investigation. Gohde was suspended for two days without pay.[4][5]

LEO Ratings

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