Columbia Police Officer Arrested, Fired

Columbia, SC (WOLO)–A Columbia Police officer finds himself on the wrong side of the law and without a job. A spokesperson for the police department says Gerald Atkinson, who had been assigned to the investigations unit, has been terminated. Police say Atkinson is accused of criminal domestic violence instances in the City of Columbia and Lexington County. He is also accused of driving under the influence in Lexington County.

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