HOMEWOOD, Ala. (WIAT) — Homewood Police have completed their internal investigation concerning the incident from Dec. 1 at the Walmart on Lakeshore Parkway, according to a release from the department.
According to their investigation, the officer did not violate state law or departmental policy in his process of detaining a woman.
The release also states that the investigation determined that the officer was acting in good faith while attempting to investigate a felony theft.
At the end of the release the department states:
On behalf of the police department and the Mayor, we apologize for any embarrassment that this incident may have caused Mrs. Rivers and her family.