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16-Year Police Veteran Suspended With Intent To Dismiss

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—Philadelphia Commissioner Charles Ramsey has suspended 16-year police veteran Officer Ronald Dove for 30 days and plans to fire him.

An investigation into Dove’s actions began in September after a woman he was dating allegedly murdered her ex-husband.

Internal Affairs and the District Attorney’s office are now looking into that case and three others that Dove handled over the past four years.

During the investigation of the September murder, police seized Dove’s computer, iPad and SUV looking for evidence.

The police department has determined that Dove violated policy by failing to cooperate, and lying or attempting to deceive as part of that case.

Dove was suspended starting today.

The Philadelphia Police Department confirms this is an ongoing investigation.

An ongoing investigation in the Philadelphia police department has resulted in a detective being suspended with intent to dismiss. KYW’s Kim Glovas reports:
Commissioner Charles Ramsey has announced that 16-year-veteran homicide detective Ronald Dove has been suspended for 30-days with intent to dismiss. This after an investigation into Dove’s actions began in September after a woman he was dating allegedly murdered her ex-husband. Internal Affairs and the District Attorney’s office are now looking into that case and three others that Dove handled over the past 4 years. Onein May 2012 and two others in 2010. During the investigation of the September murder, police seized Dove’s computer, iPad and SUV looking for evidence. The police department has determined that Dove violated policy by failing to cooperate, and lying or attempting to deceive as part of that case.