Livermore Police Officer Resigns In Wake Of Celeste Guap Investigation

LIVERMORE (CBS SF) — Police in Livermore announced Thursday that an officer who allegedly had a sexual relationship with the woman at the center of the sexual misconduct scandal that rocked law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area has resigned.

The Livermore Police Department issued a press release Thursday that the officer, whose name cannot be released in accordance with state law, resigned after the investigation into the scandal reached its conclusion.

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On Wednesday, Oakland officials announced the end of the city’s investigation into the Oakland Police Department resulted in the firing of four officers and the suspension without pay of seven other officers.

According to Livermore Police officials, the department became aware of the allegations against its officer on June 14. The officer in question was placed on administrative leave while an investigation was conducted. The officer submitted a letter of resignation at the conclusion of the investigation.

“This incident does not accurately reflect the professionalism of the men and women of the Livermore Police Department who protect our community every day,” Police Chief Michael Harris said in a statement. “Now that this matter has reached a conclusion, we will move forward and continue to serve with honor and protect with purpose. I would like to thank our community for their continued support and patience as we completed this investigation.”

In interviews, Guap told officials she had sex with 14 officers from Oakland police department, as well as five from the Richmond police department, three Alameda County Sheriff’s deputies and a Livermore cop. She says she only had sex with three officers — all from Oakland PD — while she was underage.

 

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