Dallas Police Officer Arrested, Accused of Sex Assault While On-Duty
Dallas, Texas
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   • FBI Releases 2016 Statistics for Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in the Line of Duty
ߦ   A Moment Every Lawman Fears
ߦ   Annual Texas Lone Star Rally - Nov. 3-5
ߦ   Atlanta woman put toddlers in oven, turned it on
ߦ   Authorities make final arrest in border agent's killing
ߦ   Coast Guard suspends search for missing man, continues to monitor oil platform after explosion
ߦ   Controversial exotic animal act set to return to Las Vegas
ߦ   Deputy who shot ex and killed himself was on duty, used service weapon
ߦ   DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 1982 Travis County Murder
ߦ   Eight Men Arrested on Federal Child Sex Trafficking Charges
ߦ   Federal Court Shuts Down Houston Area Tax Return Preparers
ߦ   League City Police hosting a DEA Drug Take Back event
ߦ   Mexican Citizen Sentenced to 27 Years in Federal Prison for His Role in a Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy
ߦ   Reminder: Reward Increased to $8,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender
ߦ   Serial killer called sheriff's office to confess
ߦ   Staggering Rise in Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted in The Line of Duty in 2016
ߦ   The show sadly goes on for ex-Ringling big cats in Europe
ߦ   Three Men Arrested on Extortion Charges For The Kidnapping of Two Men
ߦ   Virtual Kidnapping
ߦ   Vote 'Yes' on Proposition 6
ߦ   Why firearms standardization puts police officers at risk
ߦ   Wife of Former Mexican Official Convicted in Bank Fraud Conspiracy
ߦ   Youth Organizer Convicted of Production of Child Pornography
ߦ   End Of Watch: Officer Matthew Ward
ߦ   Democratic Rep. Al Green’s Sexual Misconduct Has Just Emerged
ߦ   Officer hospitalized after crash with suspected drunk driver on Highway 59
ߦ   Plano Police Investigating Shooting At Business
ߦ   Robber taken down by IHOP server with black belt in San Antonio
ߦ   Several Minneapolis Candidates Say They Believe In A City Without Police Officers
ߦ   SUV mystery may lead to clues about missing 3-year-old girl near Dallas
ߦ   Texas newlyweds vanish in the Bahamas
ߦ   Air One Discovers Marijuana Grow Operation
ߦ   Arrests Blotter
ߦ   Dallas Police Dept - Overnight Updates
ߦ   Houston firefighters, mayor tangle over perceived snubs

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:
La'Cori Johnson
La'Cori Johnson
Officer resigns after IA investigation opened by Dallas Police Department

A Dallas police officer who once played football for Southern Methodist University has been arrested, accused of sexually assaulting a woman in a police car while in uniform and on duty.

According to the Dallas Police Department, 28-year-old Police Officer La'Cori Johnson was on duty when he stopped a woman and another person on the 9300 block of Larga Drive on Sept. 9, 2013. 

According to an arrest warrant affidavit, Johnson performed a background check on both people and told the woman she had a warrant out for her arrest and told her friend to leave the location. As she was instructed to get into the back of the police car, the woman, whose name is not being released, started to cry.

According to the arrest affidavit, Johnson asked the woman why she was crying and said, "You don't have to go to jail if you do what I tell you to do."

The affidavit said Johnson then drove his patrol car to a dead end behind the Pecan Square Apartments on the 3300 block of Storey Lane.  Once parked, the affidavit said, Johnson came to the back seat, removed his gun belt, placed it on the seat and pulled down his pants.  According to the affidavit, the woman was directed by Johnson to perform oral sex on him before he had sex with her.

In the affidavit, the woman said she had sex with the officer out of fear because the man was an armed police officer and because she was afraid of going to jail.

After the encounter, the woman told police she was dropped off on Clydesdale Drive and then walked home where she told her mother what had occurred.

On Oct. 4, 2013, the woman reported the incident to the Dallas Police Department and Johnson was immediately placed on administrative leave.  At the same time, a criminal investigation by the department's Public Integrity Unit was initiated. That investigation was followed by an Internal Affairs investigation that began on Jan. 24 of this year.

On Tuesday, Johnson was questioned by Internal Affairs detectives. He later resigned from the department and was immediately arrested and booked into the Dallas County Jail. As of this writing, Johnson was being held on $25,000 bond.

Bond for Johnson was faxed into the jail around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday and he was later released.

The sexual assault charge is a 2nd degree felony.

Johnson had been with the department since April 2009 and was assigned to the Northwest Patrol Division.  Prior to joining the Dallas Police Department, Johnson attended SMU and played football for the Mustangs between 2004 and 2007.



Comments:
These stories make me sick. After 33 years in LE I still remeber what a mentor told me in the beginning. "Just remember, that badge can get you )&%$&^, but it only takes one )&%$&^ to get the badage. It's a mark against all the good cops I have known through out the years.
Posted by Honda at 1/31/2014 12:37:46 PM

This really pi**es me off too.What this scum did gives all LE a black eye.I hope he pays and pays hard !
Posted by HBH at 2/3/2014 11:12:14 PM

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2017 The Police News. All rights reserved.