A Mobile police officer has been terminated for several violations, including one related to truthfulness during a departmental investigation.Mobile Police Chief James Barber announced the termination of Officer Fred Lawley, who was most currently assigned to the Third Precinct, on March 11 via a press release from the department.
“On Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, a trial board was convened for the purpose of hearing evidence of four major violations (against Lawley),” The release reads. “The members of this board made the unanimous decision to find officer Lawley guilty of all four major violations.”
The violations included: conduct unbecoming, unlawful conduct, violation of the law enforcement code of ethics and truthfulness during a departmental Investigation.
The Board recommended Lawley be dismissed from service with the Mobile Police Department, with which Barber and Mayor Sandy Stimpson concurred.
Lawley has the right to an appeal through the Personnel Board, at which time details surrounding the events of his dismissal would be made available.
According to law enforcement records, Lawley has served with the Mobile Police Department since June 2011.