Robert Vaughn

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Service Record

Agency Blakely Georgia Police Department
Rank Officer
Dates of Service Ended November 2022.[1]
Last Known Status Terminated[1]

Incident Reports

2022 Child Pornography Arrest

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) received numerous tips about Vaughn from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, who accused him of online possession of child sexual abuse material.[2]

Response Timeline

The GBI's Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit investigated.[2]

On November 21, 2022, Vaughn was arrested and charged with one count of sexual exploitation of children and one count of violation of oath of office.[2]

Vaughn was fired.[1]

LEO Ratings

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 News Release, City of Blakely Police Department, 2022-11-23
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 WSBTV Staff, Georgia police officer arrested on child exploitation charges, GBI says, WSBTV, 2022-11-24