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Madison police officer accused of sexual activity in cruiser; placed on leave

A Madison Police officer is now on leave after a video online appeared to show them engaged in...
A Madison Police officer is now on leave after a video online appeared to show them engaged in sexual activity with another person inside their squad car.(WMTV Elise Romas)
Published: Sep. 17, 2021 at 12:11 AM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - A Madison Police officer is now on leave after a video online appeared to show the officer engaged in sexual activity with another person inside their squad car.

The Madison Police Department said they were made aware of this incident Thursday shortly after 5:00 p.m.

The officer in the video was identified and is now on administrative leave.

Madison Police said they started an investigation into the incident.

“We are taking this matter very seriously. The incident is under investigation and I support Chief Barnes in his efforts to be as proactive and transparent as possible while holding MPD officers to the highest standards,” Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway said when asked about the investigation.

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