Phenix City officer fired after alleged inappropriate texts with juvenile

Published: Sep. 21, 2022 at 5:37 PM EDT
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PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - A Phenix City police officer has been fired following a complaint about an alleged inappropriate communication with a juvenile.

According to the Phenix City Police Department, on Sept. 13, a complaint was received alleging an officer engaged in an unsuitable text exchange conversation with a person who identified themselves as a 15-year-old female.

The department immediately conducted an internal investigation.

As a result, the officer was terminated from the police department.

The identity of that officer has not been released at this time.