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By Chevon T. Baccus APR
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Detective Worley Suspended With Pay Pending Internal Investigation


Last updated 6/10/2020 at 8:53am

Lake Wales Police Detective Travis Worley was suspended with pay Friday June 5 pending the conclusion of an active internal investigation, which Deputy Chief Troy Schulze called "the best decision for everyone involved."

Worley was the prime target of a protest May 31 by the Winter Haven-based civil rights group the Poor and Minority Justice Association, which called for his termination for allegedly using racial slurs, excessive force, stealing from suspects, planting drugs and other offenses. About 125 protesters gathered at the Lake Wales Police Department, many holding up signs calling...

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Reader Comments(2)

gator63 writes:

I would be curious to know how all these people became involved in situations which lead to these accusations.

gator63 writes:

Wonder if the body cameras the commission just rejected would have confirmed these charges?


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