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[MN] Officer Ficken wasn't done moving out of his ex's, finds a new man there, & now faces 4 charges - [Prior Lake police officer Michael Alan] Ficken, 35, was charged with misconduct of a police officer, fifth-degree assault (causing fear), disorderly conduct and damage to property... When Ficken arrived at the woman’s home in his squad car, he saw a vehicle he did not recognize and allegedly did a computer check on the license plate... he then entered the home and demanded to be let into the bedroom, which was locked. When the victim refused, he allegedly broke through the door... Ficken was in uniform and was wearing his gun and Taser...
PRIOR LAKE OFFICER CHARGED IN DOMESTIC DISPUTE IS FIRED
Mary Lynn Smith
October 15, 2009 - 11:52 PM
A Prior Lake police officer who is charged with misconduct and three misdemeanor crimes after a dispute with his former girlfriend has been fired from his job. Michael Ficken, who joined the department in 2003, was fired Sept. 21 after an internal investigation was completed. City officials say Ficken has filed a grievance through his union, restricting them from commenting on any disciplinary action until his appeal has run its course. Ficken was charged in Scott County District Court with one count each of misconduct by a public officer, which is a gross misdemeanor, as well as misdemeanor disorderly conduct, damage to property and fifth-degree assault... [Full article here]
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