Alexander Tyler

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Service Record

Shreveport Louisiana Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service May 2021[1] - March 17, 2023[2]
Salary $40,652 (2021)[3]
Last Known Status Resigned[2]

Incident Reports

2022 Detention of Minors

In March 2022, the department received a complaint that Tyler and other officers improperly detained several minor children, questioned them without an adult, and searched her home without a warrant.[4]

The incident was captured on body-worn camera.[4]

Response Timeline

An internal investigation cleared the officers of any wrongdoing.[4]

2022 Vehicle Pursuit

DASH CAM VIDEO: Ofc. Tyler involved in high speed chase in 2022

In 2022, Tyler attempted to stop a vehicle for a modified exhaust. The driver led Tyler on a chase that reached 132 mph before getting away.[4]

The incident was captured on in-vehicle camera.[4]

Response Timeline

Tyler was written up for violating the department's policy on vehicle pursuits, which requires that the suspect be a present danger to human life.[4]

2022 Vehicle Pursuit

In August 2022, Tyler was driving 63 mph in 35-mph zone and hit another vehicle.[4]

Response Timeline

In December 2022, Tyler was suspended for 15 days without pay for violating the department's policy on professionalism.[4]

2023 Death of Alonzo Bagley

Louisiana State Police Critical Incident Briefing

On February 3, 2023, Tyler and another officer responded to a domestic disturbance call. During the investigation, Bagley jumped off the house's balcony and fled. After a brief pursuit, Tyler located Bagley, and shot him once.[5][1]

Officers rendered aid. Bagley was pronounced dead at the hospital.[5]

The officers were wearing body-worn cameras, and dashcam video was also captured.[5]

Response Timeline

Tyler was placed on paid administrative leave.[1]

The State Police opened an investigation.[5]

In February 2023, Bagley's family filed a lawsuit against Tyler for violation of Bagley's Fourth Amendment rights.[5][1]

On February 16, 2023, Tyler was arrested and charged with negligent homicide.[1]

On March 17, 2023, Tyler resigned.[2]

On July 24, 2023, Tyler was additionally charged with felony malfeasance.[6]

On July 24, 2023, Tyler pleaded not guilty to all of the charges.[6]

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