Thursday, May 30, 2013

PGPD Charges Police Officer for Off-Duty Incident

The Prince George’s County Police Department has criminally charged a police officer after a woman accused him of taking photographs of her without her consent.  The police officer, Corporal Christopher Adams, was off-duty at the time of the incident and was not acting in a law enforcement capacity.  He is assigned to the Regional Investigation Division.

The department immediately launched an internal investigation upon becoming aware of the allegations. The investigation reveals Adams took the photographs while at a hotel on March 17, 2013.  The involved woman was an acquaintance.

Adams is charged with three counts of visual surveillance with prurient intent as well as second degree assault.  He is suspended with pay.  Adams is a seven-year veteran of the department.

For more information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710.

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