Officer’s testimony omits prior IA investigation for use of force | Local News – Colorado News

Officer’s testimony omits prior IA investigation for use of force | Local News – Colorado News

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  • Chuck Kull says he forgot about his IA investigation.

An El Paso County Sheriff’s officer admits that he gave false information while under oath during the criminal trial of former Sheriff Terry Maketa, but no one seems to want to comment about it.

When Lt. Chuck Kull was asked on July 6 if he’d been involved in any internal affairs investigations (disciplinary investigations) while serving with the Fountain Police Department, Kull answered, “none,” according to the Gazette’s Twitter feed during the trial, and Kull’s own admission. But last week, Fountain police provided a report showing Kull was the subject of a disciplinary investigation, and Kull then said he had forgotten about the probe.

District Attorney Dan May declined to comment through a spokesperson on whether charges are in order or whether Kull would be placed on the Brady list, a list of officers who have departed from the truth at some juncture, which is provided to defense attorneys in cases in which those officers will be called to testify. Current Sheriff…

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