Ex Oak Ridge Officer charged with beating suspect
OAK RIDGE, Tennessee (WDEF) – A former police officer in Oak Ridge has been charged with assaulting a suspect.
The TBI was asked to look into the incident from December.
They found that during an investigation, then-officer Andre James Thompson physically assaulted a male juvenile in an interview room at the police station.
He was later fired by the department.
On Tuesday, he was charged with a count of assault in the case.