Colbert police chief fired-UPDATE

By: KXII-Staff Email
By: KXII-Staff Email

COLBERT, OK -- New information on Colbert's police chief fired Tuesday night. Court records show in 2005 Bryon Gordon pleaded guilty to felony charges of impersonating a public servant. He was hired by the Colbert police department earlier this year.

Court records show Gordon stopped a woman in 2005, showed a badge and claimed he was a Grayson County narcotics officer when he wasn't.

Gordon pleaded guilty to the charges and was given deferred adjudication since it was a first offense. Prosecutors say he was not supposed to serve as a law enforcement officer again, and the charge would show up on any background check.

Our calls to Gordon were unsuccessful, and calls to Colbert city hall were also not returned.

Gordon was fired last night at the council meeting, but city officials have not said why.

COLBERT, Okla. -- There were shakeups at the Colbert city council meeting Tuesday night, including firing the police chief. The council voted 2-1 to fire Chief Bryon Gordon from his post.

Gordon is currently attending Cleet training and did not attend the meeting. Officials say Vice-mayor Maurice Robinson resigned from his post Tuesday, and council member Richard Parrish did not attend at all.

No word yet on why Gordon was fired.

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