SPOKANE, Wash.--Spokane Police Officer Barry O’Connell submitted his paperwork for retirement from the Spokane Police Department on Monday.
O’Connell was placed on administrative leave on November 29, 2013 and was being investigated for Inadequate Response and False Reporting, according to Spokane police.
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The charge of False Reporting was sustained with a recommendation for termination, according to Spokane police.
The internal affairs investigation against O’Connell will be closed with no further action as a result of O’Connell’s retirement, according to SPD leaders.