A Prince George’s County Police Officer has been suspended following an incident that occurred while the officer was off-duty.
Corporal Jesse Stewart was issued a criminal summons charging him with misdemeanor reckless endangerment. The allegation stems from an incident on March 23, 2015.
The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division launched an investigation after learning of the incident.
Chief Mark Magaw released the following statement today:
“When one of our officers is accused of wrongdoing, we take those allegations seriously. Our Special Investigation Response Team immediately launched an investigation upon learning of the allegation. The Prince George’s County Police Department holds our officers to high standards whether they are on or off duty.”
Stewart has been employed by the PGPD for 21 years and is assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division.