A Denver police officer will go 16 days with out pay after his former girlfriend reported that he repeatedly used his work telephone to ship her sexual photographs that she didn’t need.
Officer Michael Might advised inside affairs investigators that utilizing his work telephone to ship the photographs was a “serious lapse of judgment” and “completely inappropriate,” in accordance with a disciplinary letter obtained by The Denver Publish via a public information request.
The previous girlfriend, who lived in Nicaragua, contacted the Denver Police Division in February to report that Might continued to ship her undesirable nude photographs and that she would love him to cease contacting her. The division confiscated Might’s work telephone and located a number of sexual photographs and movies that he despatched to the lady from the telephone.
Might admitted to sending the photographs in an interview with inside affairs and stated he ought to have identified higher. He additionally stated that the lady had continued to contact him even after she advised police she needed no additional communications with him.
“The actions amount to a severe lack of discipline and judgment that are contrary to the values and the professional image of the department,” Deputy Director of Public Security Mary Dulacki wrote within the letter.
Dulacki elevated Might’s self-discipline from the presumed 10-day suspension to 16 days partly as a result of there have been a number of incidents of him utilizing his telephone on this method.