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If it wasn't for the "Good Ole Boys" network, this guy would have been caught and stopped years ago! Apparently, all of his previous offenses were covered up. See the video at the link above.
By Tony McNary
GWINNETT COUNTY - We asked the tough questions and found out former Carver Bible College police officer Steven Turner has a history of alleged mis-conduct.
The Georgia Peace Officers Standard & Training Council (P.O.S.T.) started investigating Turner last September after he quit his job at the Lithonia Police Department.
Turner's resignation came after he was accused of exposing himself to two women, who never filed charges against him. But that didn't come up when Carver Bible College hired him.
"This guy had no prior elements on his record that would raise a flag for our chief of police. He actually did the interview, did the recruiting-- did the scrutiny of his background. He came with sterling credentials," said Carver's President Robert Crummie.
But when CBS Atlanta looked at Turner's record, his work history and complaints against him we found several things that should have raised a flag.
For one, in three years he has worked for four different police agencies.
Turner was at Clark Atlanta University for 1 year and 1 month. He worked for the Clayton County Sheriff's Office for exactly 1 year, the Lithonia Police Department for 6 and a half months and at Carver Bible College for 10 months.
Carver's President blames P.O.S.T. for allowing Turner to slip through the cracks.
"P.O.S.T. is the one that does the thoroughest background check. They are the ones that conduct those investigations. We rely on P.O.S.T. We're a bible college. We don't certify police officers," said Crummie.
Georgia P.O.S.T. Executive Director Ken Vance said it's up to the hiring agency to investigate a potential candidate's employment history.
"P.O.S.T. may certify them to start with. This person [Turner] was certified several years ago. They are just working for Carver Bible College now. That person has a work history at other places. It is incumbent upon the hiring agency to do their absolute best to hire the best person that they can and not just hire a person because they are certified by P.O.S.T.," said Vance.
"That old law about 'an eye for an eye' leaves everybody blind. The time is always right to do the right thing." - Martin Luther King (United States Constitution, Bill of Rights)