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Phoenix police sergeant fired following internal probe, remains under criminal investigation

Posted at 11:44 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-23 01:35:52-04

PHOENIX — A Phoenix police sergeant has been fired following an internal probe, but he remains under criminal investigation, a department spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday.

Police have said they cannot provide further details into the nature of the investigation into Sgt. Daniel "Beau" Jones, as it is ongoing.

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Jones started with the Phoenix Police Department in 2002, and was promoted earlier this year. He was later assigned to lead his own squad.

While no one knows the details behind the current investigation, four federal lawsuits allege Jones had a violent past as an officer, even when dealing with fellow officers.