What a woman does in her privacy is nobody else’s business but hers. However, for the Washington DC police department, this may come as an excuse to suspend Sgt. Hawkins.
Washington DC, United States — Transgender Police Officer, Sgt Hawkins, is being accused of “taking interns assigned to her unit out drinking with other MPD officers.” At Freddie’s. A well-known LGBT bar in Arlington. The summer interns were both under the age of 21. One of them admitted to having a fake ID and showing it to Sgt. Hawkins who laughed at it. Fox News Reports.
The allegations also said Sgt. Hawkins showed the interns a “homemade video of her having sex with 4 men while she was intoxicated.”
While she hasn’t confirmed nor denied both allegations officially, sources say that Hawkins’ admitted were true in an interview conducted with internal affairs where the tenor was anything but serious.
Hawkins told investigators she pulled out her cellphone and told her interns “if you want to watch it, it’s right here,” and admitted to showing others an inappropriate picture.
Her reputation amongst DC’s LGBTQ community came into question because of her role in the unit. Allegations she gave preference to concerns from transgender citizens over others.
Officers claimed her role was undermined amongst her peers after her predecessor and now chairman of the DC police FOP, Sgt Matthew Mahl incited tensions between her and the gay community after Mahl left the unit on bad terms.
A spokesperson for the Washington DC Police Department released the following statement:
“Following misconduct allegations, Sergeant Jessica Hawkins was the focus of a recent internal affairs investigation. That investigation has concluded and the findings are currently with the MPD’s disciplinary review division. The DRD will review and determine an appropriate penalty. Throughout the investigation, Sergeant Hawkins remained in her current assignment and is still widely considered a valuable MPD team member in our special liaison division.”
Source: Fox News