Columbus Police Officer Suspended

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Sources say, a Columbus police officer is suspended, weeks after he was pulled over in Starkville.

Related: Body-Cam Footage Released From Traffic Stop Of CPD Officer

The officer in question, Sgt. Louis Alexander.

Reports indicate Alexander was stopped by a Starkville officer on March 9. SPD has not release why Alexander was stopped, but did say he was not arrested and there are no pending charges.

A Columbus city spokesman confirmed the traffic stop is under investigation and the city council met today to discuss the incident.

WCBI asked if a city employee was sent to get Alexander in a city vehicle while on the clock.

The city says that information is a personnel matter, at the moment.

WCBI has submitted a freedom of information request to view the Starkville officer’s body camera footage.

We will continue to follow this story as more information becomes available.

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