CAPE CORAL, Fla. - The Cape Coral Police Department has terminated the employment of Cape Coral Police Officer Michael Moore. Officer Moore was served with the notice of his termination this afternoon.
The decision was made following the completion of an internal investigation into a complaint against Officer Moore involving his actions in response to a call for service on June 2.
Shaun Cleaver claimed an officer threw him to the ground... even used pepper spray and a stun gun. It allegedly happened at Red, White, and Boom event. The city recently settled a similar lawsuit for 85,000 dollars. Officer Michael Moore is named in both suits. He's also accused of roughing up a man after a tornado hit a neighborhood in 2007.
Officer Moore has been placed on paid administrative leave pending final disposition of the matter. Officer Moore has 10 days to notify the City of any intent to appeal the decision as is provided by City ordinance or the police union contract.
He has been a Cape Coral Police Officer for five years, and his annual salary is $48,401.