NEW ORLEANS, LA. – The Justice Department filed a bill of information charging Rodney Vicknair, 55, a former police officer with the New Orleans Police Department, with sexually assaulting a victim in violation of that victim’s constitutional rights.
According to the filing, on September 23, 2020, Vicknair sexually assaulted a female victim with the court saying, “he willfully deprived the victim of her right to bodily integrity when he engaged in sexual conduct without her consent and without a legitimate law enforcement purpose.
Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans for the Eastern District of Louisiana made the announcement.
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The FBI New Orleans Field Office and the New Orleans Police Department Public Integrity Bureau investigated the case.