Sheriff reports UPD captain has retired in midst of Internal Affairs investigation


According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, David Gibson, age 51, a 27 year veteran of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, retired on May 21, 2015, in lieu of termination.

Gibson was the captain over the Uniform Patrol Division.

An Internal Affairs Investigation was being conducted on Gibson at the time he retired. The allegations against Gibson are sexual harassment, creating a hostile workplace, conduct unbecoming a deputy, improper use of the Internet and violation of his oath of office.

The investigation is continuing and when it is completed it will be reviewed by the District Attorney’s Office to determine if any criminal charges are in order.


  1. charlotte says:

    Wow, law officer and can not even resist the same temptations he’s arrested others for!

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