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Former Fayetteville Officer Accused of Rape While on Duty

On Dec. 3, Officer Jamison Stiles was interviewed and relieved of duty for the remainder of his shift.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KNWA) -- A former police officer has been arrested and charged with rape.

According to a press release, on Nov. 10, the Fayetteville Police Department received a report from a woman who said she had been sexually assaulted two weeks prior by a uniformed police officer.

A police department supervisor spoke with the victim and forwarded the report to the Chief of Police through the chain of command.

Investigators spent the next several days investigating the allegation, conducting interviews, reviewing radio logs, Digital Mobile Video Recorder data, and metadata from the GPS tracking data from patrol cars.

On Dec. 3, Officer Jamison Stiles was interviewed and relieved of duty for the remainder of his shift.

The next day, police said Stiles was placed on paid administrative leave and was relieved of his badge and gun pending the outcome of the internal investigation. A separate criminal investigation was initiated by the Fayetteville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division.
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