Henry Ty McGowan

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Service Record

Agency La Vergne Tennessee Police Department
Rank Sergeant
Dates of Service Ended December 29, 2022.[1]
Salary $75,426 (2020)[2]
Last Known Status Terminated[1]

Incident Reports

2022 Sex Scandal

Response Timeline

On December 29, 2022, McGowan was fired for both his involvement in this incident and the workplace violence incident, below, for violation of policies regarding workplace violence, sexual harassment, conduct unbecoming of an officer, and lying during the course of the investigation.[1]

In January 2023, the city asked the state's Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) Commission to decertify Hall, Powell, McGowan, and Lugo-Perez, who lied during the investigation. If decertified, the former officers would be unable to work in law enforcement in the state.[3]

2022 Workplace Violence

In November 2022, McGowan grabbed another department employee by the throat. The incident was witnessed by another employee.[1]

On December 15, 2022, the incident was reported.[1]

Response Timeline

On December 29, 2022, McGowan was fired for both his involvement in this incident and the sex scandal incident, above, for violation of policies regarding workplace violence, sexual harassment, conduct unbecoming of an officer, and lying during the course of the investigation.[1]

LEO Ratings

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