ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – St. Petersburg Police Chief Anthony Holloway convened a Command Review Board on November 2nd to review the Domestic Battery arrest of Lieutenant Robert Turner.
The Board sustained the violation of City Rules and Regulations Group III Offense, #26; Unlawful or improper conduct either on or off the job, which an employee knows or reasonably should know could negatively affect the employee’s relationship to the job, fellow workers, reputation, or goodwill in the community.
According to investigators, on August 6, 2022, Lt. Robert Turner was arrested by Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office for Domestic Battery.
Lieutenant Turner’s adult daughter accused him of hitting her face with an open hand.
She did not sustain visible injuries, according to investigators.
On August 29, 2022, the 13th Judicial Circuit Court dismissed the charge of Domestic Battery with no prosecution against Lt. Turner.
The consequences at the Department are as follows:
- 200 hour suspension without pay
- Mandatory counseling through the Employee Assistance Program
Lt. Turner was sworn in as a St. Petersburg Police Officer on December 28, 1998. He is currently assigned to Patrol, Uniform Services Bureau.
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