John Finley Jr.

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Service Record

Agency Fernandina Beach Florida Police Department
Dates of Service June 2020 - August 2020.[1]
Last Known Status Separated
Agency Baker County Florida Sheriff's Office
Last Known Status Separated
Agency Fernandina Beach Florida Police Department
Rank Detective[1]
Dates of Service January 21, 2022 - March 19, 2022 (part time);
March 20, 2022 - June 6, 2022 (full time).[1]
Last Known Status Terminated[1]

Incident Reports

John Finley Jr.

2022 Battery

On May 29, 2022, a woman was on a first date with Finley at his house. After Finley prepared her a drink, the woman felt "paralyzed" and "really sleepy". Finley made several attempts to undress the woman and touched her intimately.[1]

The woman was able to leave after Finley fell asleep. She took a drug test, which tested positive for amphetamines.[1]

The woman reported the incident to the Nassau County Sheriff's Office the next day.[1]

Response Timeline

A consensual search of Finley's apartment by police revealed a cup with residue that tested positive for amphetamines. [1]

On June 3, 2022, Finley was arrested on two counts of sexual battery, and one count each of battery and drug possession.[1]

On June 6, 2022, Finley was fired.[1]

LEO Ratings

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