Of­fi­cer had felony con­vic­tion in Nor­way

Dayton Daily News - - LOCAL & STATE -

A newly hired Cleve­land po­lice of­fi­cer is on re­stricted duty af­ter of­fi­cials found out he served prison time for a felony con­vic­tion in Nor­way, of­fi­cials said.

Cleve­land.com re­ports pa­trol of­fi­cer Shawn Sim­mons, 38, was placed on re­stricted duty af­ter of­fi­cials found out about an over­seas felony con­vic­tion.

Sgt. Jen­nifer Ci­ac­cia said over­seas con­vic­tions don’t im­me­di­ately show up on the depart­ment’s back­ground checks.

She was un­able to say how the depart­ment learned of his con­vic­tions, or what that con­vic­tion was for.

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