Provo officer fired after donning Speedo-style suit

Friday , May 11, 2012 - 6:53 AM

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PROVO -- The Provo Police Department has fired an officer for misconduct after he flaunted a Speedo-style swimsuit at a school function where female students were present.

Provo Police say Officer Cody Harris attended a birthday party May 2 for an administrative assistant at Provo High School, where he serves as a school resource officer. The department said in a news release Thursday that Harris wore a green Speedo-style swimsuit and a green hooded sweatshirt as part of a costume.

They say Harris removed his uniform pants to show off the suit and made inappropriate gestures and comments while a group of female students were nearby.

Police say Harris violated several policies including those addressing sexual harassment and conduct toward the public.

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