Columbus City Council To Discuss CPD Officer Involved Traffic Stop

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – The Columbus city council meets with questions swirling around the traffic stop of a Columbus police officer in Starkville.

Sgt. Louis Alexander was stopped by a Starkville officer on March 8. SPD did 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.

WCBI asked if a city employee 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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