On Feb. 19, a minor traffic accident occurred involving a Jackson Police Department patrol vehicle occupied by two police officers and a Jackson Transit Authority bus, according to a news release from Jackson Police Deputy Chief Barry Michael.
The release said as an officer opened a door to exit the vehicle, the door came into contact with the passing JTA bus. Both vehicles suffered minor damage and no injuries occurred.
An administrative investigation into the incident has revealed possible issues regarding the officers’ adherence to proper procedures when such an incident occurs, as well as the accuracy of the report which was submitted by the officers, the release said.
The names of the officers have not been released.
Administrative hearings for the officers involved will be conducted within the next week to determine if any Jackson Police Department or City of Jackson policies or regulations were violated, the release said.