John Clary

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Service Record

Louisiana State Police

Rank Lieutenant
Dates of Service Hired in 1990.[1]
Salary $125,358 (2021)[2]
Last Known Status Active[3]

Incident Reports

2019 Death of Ronald Greene

Clary was the ranking officer at the scene.[4]

Response Timeline

On May 6, 2020, Greene's family filed a lawsuit against Clary and other officers.[5]

On December 15, 2022, Clary was charged with malfeasance in office and felony obstruction of justice.[4] The maximum penalty for malfeasance in office is five years in prison. Each count of obstruction of justice is likely to carry a penalty of up to 5 years in prison.[6]

On December 15, 2022, Clary was placed on administrative leave.[6]

On April 11, 2023, Clary pleaded not guilty.[7]

On October 31, 2023, prosecutors dropped the charges against Clary.[8]

In December 2023, Clary was returned to active duty.[3]

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