Killeen Police Officer Arrested for Assault

Killeen, TX (March 16, 2022): A Killeen Police Officer is in custody for an assault charge.

On March 2, 2022, the Killeen Police Department received notification from the Georgetown Police Department of an investigation they were conducting regarding the conduct of an off-duty Killeen Police Officer.

Georgetown Police were notified of a domestic disturbance that had occurred involving a Killeen Police Officer while off-duty. Through the investigation, it revealed that the officer had been involved in a domestic disturbance at his residence in Georgetown.

Detectives with the Georgetown Police Department obtained a complaint and an arrest warrant charging 40 -year-old James Craigg with Assault with Bodily Injury on a Family Member.

Craigg has been with the Department since February of 2007 and is assigned to the Patrol Division. He is currently on administrative leave with pay while an Internal Affairs investigation is completed.
The Killeen Police Department is a Civil Service Agency that must follow the local Civil Service Rules and state law that outlines the due process procedures for allegations of misconduct. This process includes the affected employee’s pay status.

Chief Kimble stated “We hold the officers of the Killeen Police Department to the highest standards, both on and off duty. The criminal investigation is being investigated by the Georgetown Police Department and the Killeen Police Department has initiated an Internal Affairs investigation to follow the due process procedure set forth by Civil Service Rules.”

At this time, no further information will be released.

Ofelia Miramontez
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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