PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia police officer has been arrested for soliciting a prostitute.
On Thursday, October 16, a Patronizing Operation was conducted by the police department’s citywide Vice Enforcement Unit in the 25th district.READ MORE: 'There's A Lot Of Ghosts In Here': CBS3 Spends Evening In Believed-To-Be Haunted Neshaminy Creekside Inn
As a result, Officer Ronald D. Thompson, a 26-year veteran of the force, was arrested for the solicitation of a prostitute at Old York Road and Bristol Street.
Thompson was formally processed by Internal Affairs and was charged with criminal solicitation and patronizing a prostitute.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Ahjaon Jackson Shot, Killed While Coming Home From Work With Twin Sister, Philadelphia Police Say
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey suspended the officer for 30 days with the intent to dismiss.
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