Former Police Chief Charged For Not Investigating Crimes

The man who once led the police force at a North Carolina university will now be in a courtroom to face charges against him.

Courtesy: WAVY.com

The man who once led the police force at a North Carolina university will now be in a courtroom to face charges against him.

According to our affiliate WAVY, former Elizabeth City State University police chief, Sam Beamon, is charged with failure to discharge his duties.

The station reports that a warrant stated Beamon failed to investigate 78 reported crimes, including 12 sexual assaults.

Beamon was fired last year, along with the university's chancellor, according to WAVY.

Reports indicate that if convicted, Beamon could face more than three months in prison.

Our records show Beamon was placed on administrative leave on April 25th of 2013, and later resigned. At the time, the university police department was under SBI investigation after allegations arose of obstruction of justice and witness intimidation at ECSU.


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