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Legal Memo: Scenario #6
CRJ 550 Legal Issues in Criminal Justice Administration
Catherine Scott
Saint Leo University

Abstract
The following memo describes the events that have taken place in Saint Leo Police Department as it relates to the Sheriff’s findings in Officer Narcissus office computer. It will contain a summary of the Sheriff’s and Officer Narcissus’ actions, as well as their reactions to the other’s stance. As the special assistant to the Sheriff, the author of this compilation will provide as much detail about the legal ramifications the Sheriff may face as it relates to this situation and conclude by providing some recommendations to resolve the situation at hand. The author will back up the recommendations with laws and statutes that closely relate to the issue.

Summary of Facts Per the situation presented, it has been determined that Officer Narcissus is the director of the sexual assault division at the Saint Leo Police Department; a division is comprised of male and female officers. It has been determined that Officer Narcissus, occasionally, utilizes the department’s computer for personal purposes. One of those purposes include logging into his personal Facebook account; which he has been known to posts several derogatory things, as well, acknowledge that he is law enforcement personnel. It has been brought to the Sheriff’s attention that Officer Narcissus has not only been posting indirect and/ or direct sexual posts, but expressed his dismay for the mayor of Saint Leo and his disappointment in wages and shift hours. These issues pose an issue, as it is against the department’s policy for an officer to behave in a manner in which is distasteful and creates a negative opinion of the department. After obtaining information concerning Officer Narcissus’ conduct, the Sheriff entered the office of Officer Narcissus’ and powered on…...

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