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Cleveland officer fired due to numerous violations

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CLEVELAND, TN. (WRCB)-- A Cleveland officer has been fired after investigators discovered he was using state and medical databases to obtain confidential information on individuals.

Detective Duff Brumley had been with the Cleveland Police Department for over 13 years and was part of the Special Investigations Unit investigating drug crimes.

He was put on paid leave on June 23rd of this year after a complaint was filed against him by the District Attorney's Office.

During the internal affairs investigation, it was discovered that Brumley had violated a number of policies and the decision was made to terminate him.

As of Wednesday, Brumley was no longer on the City of Cleveland's payroll and had two days to appeal the decision.

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