David Wilborn

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Service Record

Agency Atlanta Georgia Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service 2004-2008.[1]
Last Known Status Resigned[2]
Agency Lithonia Georgia Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service Hired in July 2017[1]
Last Known Status Terminated[2]

Incident Reports

David Wilborn

2007 Sexual Assault

In 2007, Wilborn entered a sex store, asked a worker for sex, asked the worker to expose her breasts, rubbed her thighs, and fondled himself.[1]

Response Timeline

Wilborn was placed on administrative leave.[1]

Wilborn resigned from the department.[2]

No charges were filed.[2]

Wilborn's POST certification was suspended from 2008 until 2010 and he was given 24 months of probation.[1]

2019 Sexual Assault

On September 26, 2019, Wilborn was on duty when he kept a car from leaving a park. Wilborn took the driver from the vehicle and ordered him to the ground. Wilborn ordered a woman to get out of the vehicle and raped her at gunpoint.[1][2][3]

The woman reported the assault when she got home.[2]

Response Timeline

Wilborn claimed that the incident had been consensual. Investigators determined that Wilborn had raped the woman.[2]

Wilborn was arrested.[2]

Wilborn was fired.[2]

On June 3, 2022, Wilborn pleaded guilty to rape, aggravated assault, false imprisonment, sexual contact by a police officer, possessing a firearm while committing a felony, and five counts of violating his oath of office. Wilborn was sentenced to 25 years in prison without parole, and probation for life. Wilborn must register as a sex offender.[2]

LEO Ratings

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