Internal affairs investigation opened against GPD staff officer

Guam Police Department

The Guam Police Department’s Internal Affairs Investigation has opened an administrative investigation against a GPD staff officer, for alleged misconduct that occurred on November 11, 2021, during the late-night hours in the Sagan Ypaopao neighborhood.

According to GPD, patrol officers responded to the neighborhood for a reported suspicious vehicle and soon after their arrival, met with the reporting person, witnesses and the alleged suspicious vehicle.

Because of the sensitivity of the information surrounding this investigation and over the protection of the due process rights of all parties involved, GPD said more specific details concerning the incident and the investigation cannot be released at this time.

In addition to the administrative investigation ordered by Chief of Police Stephen Ignacio, he has also coordinated with the Office of the Attorney General to conduct a criminal investigation into the matter.

(GPD release)