Jacob Brown

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Service Record

Agency Ouachita Parish Louisiana Sheriff's Office
Rank Corrections Officer, Deputy (2012)[1]
Dates of Service 2010-2014[1]
Last Known Status Separated
Agency Louisiana State Police
Rank Trooper
Dates of Service Ended March 10, 2021[2]
Salary $94,132 (2019)[3]
Last Known Status Resigned[2]

At the training academy, an instructor wrote that Brown was "willing to cut corners and express himself in a disrespectful and deceptive manner", would be a "toxic employee" with "character flaws", and "should not be allowed to continue with his training". Brown's father was a senior LSP officer at the time.[1]

Incident Reports

Brown had a total of 23 use-of-force incidents from 2015-2021.[1]

2019 Arrest of Aaron Bowman

Response Timeline

On October 19, 2020, Brown was placed on administrative duty.[4]

On December 10, 2020, Brown was charged with aggravated second degree battery and malfeasance in office.[5]

On September 23, 2021, a federal grand jury indicted Brown on one count of deprivation of rights under color of law. Brown faces up to 10 years in prison.[6][7]

In October 2021, Brown pleaded not guilty.[1]

2019 Arrest of Morgan Blake

Response Timeline

On February 8, 2021, Brown was charged with simple battery and malfeasance in office.[8][9]

On July 15, 2021, Blake filed a lawsuit against officers Brown, Dickerson, Martin, and Morris for violation of his Constitutional rights under the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments.[10]

On December 16, 2021, a judge dismissed Blake's lawsuit for filing after a one-year statute of limitations and for failure "to state a claim upon which relief can be granted".[11]

2020 Death of Antonio Harris

Jacob Brown booking photo
Jacob Brown

Response Timeline

On February 8, 2021, Brown was arrested and placed on paid administrative leave. Brown was charged with misdemeanor simple battery, felony malfeasance in office, and obstruction of justice.[12][13][9]

On March 10, 2021, Brown resigned.[2]

About May 12, 2022, state prosecutors charged Brown with misdemeanor simple battery and chose not to pursue the malfeasance charge. Brown faces up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine if convicted.[14]

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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