(BOONE) On Monday, August 15ththe Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation was contacted by the Boone Police Department to conduct an investigation into an allegation made against 42-year-old officer Rodney Thompson. The investigation into this allegation is continuing. Further details regarding this investigation will be provided at a later time.
Officer Thompson was placed on administrative leave by the Boone Police Department on Monday, August 15thand subsequently resigned on Wednesday, August 17th.
A criminal allegation is merely an accusation and any suspect is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.