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CMPD Officer Charged With Taking Lewd Pictures

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Officer Thomas Allen with the CMPD was arrested this morning after a five month long investigation.

Police say Allen took photographs of four girls while they were doing sit-ups, pushups and running.

Allen has been charged with 4 counts of secretly using a photographic image device to view another body or undergarments and 4 counts of possessing photographic images and violations of the peeping statute.

The girls in the photographs have been contacted and interviewed.

They didn't even know the pictures had been taken until investigators told them.

Investigators also checked Allen's work and home computer.

They didn't find any child or illegal pornography..

Allen was removed from his position when the investigation began in October and has been cited for termination by the department.

Allen joined the force in 1996 and was in charge of the youth cadet program and explorer's program since 2002…

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