Lionel Dely

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Service Record

Agency Atlanta Georgia Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service April 2015[1] - February 2022.[2]
Last Known Status Terminated[2]

Incident Reports

Lionel Dely

2022 Sexual Assault

On January 31, 2022, Dely identified himself to a woman as a police officer who was conducting an investigation. Dely sexually assaulted the woman in her home.[3]

On February 3, 2022, the woman reported the assault to police.[3]

Response Timeline

On February 3, 2022, Dely was relieved of duty.[1]

On February 11, 2022, Dely was arrested on charges of rape and violation of oath of office. [2]

On February 14, 2022, Dely was suspended without pay.[1]

On February 21, 2022, Dely was fired.[3]

LEO Ratings

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 UPDATE: Statement Regarding Arrest of APD Officer, Atlanta Police Department, 2022-02-21
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Henri Hollis, Former APD officer indicted on rape charge in Cherokee County, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 2022-05-17
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Chart Riggall, Atlanta police officer fired following Acworth rape allegations, Marietta Daily Journal, 2022-02-21