Police Chief Decommissions Officer After Discrepancies on Timecards Discovered

Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Police Chief James Hambrick acted swiftly, decommissioned (police authority suspended), and placed an officer on leave without pay after discovering that he possibly falsified his timecards.

Crime Suppression Unit Sergeant Jason Ezell is the subject of an investigation of possibly entering time on his timecards that he did not work. After becoming aware of the timecard discrepancies, Chief Hambrick immediately instructed staff to conduct a complete and thorough investigation into the issue.

“I will do everything I can to ensure that we uphold our department values and maintain the community’s trust,” said Police Chief James Hambrick. “I’ve instructed staff to conduct a very thorough investigation, and accountability will be held to the highest standard.”

Ezell, 40, is a 16-year veteran of the police department.

Sergeant Jason Ezell

Sergeant Jason Ezell