MIDDLETOWN, OH (FOX19) - A long-time Middletown Lieutenant has been suspended without pay for engaging in conduct unbecoming of a police officer, Middletown authorities say.
According to the City of Middletown, Lt. James Cunningham is suspended for 30 days without pay after a two month investigation into his conduct. Police say they conducted approximately 70 interviews during the investigation.
Court documents state that, along with his suspension, Cunningham will also be forced to attend counseling and/or training.
Cunningham has been disciplined for a use of force violation in the past but this is the first time he has been disciplined for engaging in conduct unbecoming of an officer, records show.
Police have not released any details regarding the conduct that got him suspended.