David Salcedo

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Service Record

Long Beach California Police Department

Rank Officer
Dates of Service 2016.[1] - April 2022.[2]
Salary $149,916 (2019)[3]
Last Known Status Terminated [2]

Incident Reports

2018 Arrest Report

In February 15, 2018, Officers Salcedo and Dedier Reyes detained two men and found a bag containing a handgun. One man was arrested.[1][4]

Detectives found that the officers' written reports were inconsistent with surveillance video, specifically in the manner in which the weapon was recovered. It was determined that the wrong man had been arrested, and he was later released without being charged.[1][4]

In January 2019, the department concluded their investigation, and forwarded it to the District Attorney's office.[1]

Response Timeline

On December 1, 2021, Salcedo was suspended and placed on administrative leave.[5]

On December 3, 2021, Salcedo was arrested on charges of filing a false police report, and filing a false government document.[1][6]

On April 4, 2022, Salcedo pleaded not guilty to the charges.[5]

In April 2022, Salcedo was fired.[2]

On September 27, 2023, a jury acquitted Salcedo on all charges.[2]


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