Cop Arrested for His Violent Behavior to be Reinstated Despite the Department Not Wanting Him

By Cassandra Rules Des Moines, IA– Former Des Moines officer Cody Grimes, who was fired in 2013, is likely returning to the police force against the department’s wishes due to an expected order from the city’s civil service commission.

Grimes was fired after he was arrested for domestic abuse after allegedly beating and choking his ex girlfriend as they were in the process of breaking up. The officer was not arrested until three days after the assault despite police reports indicating the woman had sustained injuries.
The woman alleges she was pressured by the police and prosecutors not to press domestic abuse charges, and …read more