Derek Adams

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Service Record

Agency Jefferson Parish Louisiana Sheriff's Office
Rank Officer
Last Known Status Active

Incident Reports

2016 Arrest of Robert Banks

On January 15, 2016, Deputies Adams and Layrisson were investigating a stolen vehicle. Banks claims that the deputies knocked on his door, pulled him from his doorway, and dragged him down the steps into the grass.[1]

Banks was issued a summons for theft. The charges were dropped when it turned out that someone had replaced the license plate on Banks' truck with a stolen one.[1]

Legal Action

Banks filed a lawsuit against the deputies, claiming use of excessive force.[1]

2017 Arrest of Ryan Jackson

Department Response

An internal investigation by the Sheriff’s Office cleared the officers of any wrongdoing.[2]

LEO Ratings

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