Kansas cop fired and charged after girl’s father complains he was having ‘romantic relationship’ with his 17-year-old daughter

A Kansas police officer has been fired after he found found to be using his role as a cop to spark a romantic relationship with a 17-year-old girl, KSNT reported.

The girl’s father made a formal complaint to the Topeka Police Department that Officer Timothy Morrison, who was 38-years-old at the time, was “sneaking around” and his daughter was “practically sitting in (Morrison’s) lap.”

According to the complaint, Morrison met the girl when he was working off-duty as a security guard at the mall where the girl worked.

Morrison admitted to investigators that he worked to gain her trust and develop a relationship with her. He also warned the girl that if she told her parents, their relationship would be in jeopardy.

“Morrison testified that he saw himself as a friend and mentor to (the girl) and intended to keep her out of trouble and on the right track. He noted that his role was similar to work he did for (a) church’s youth group,” a case document said.

Morrison also admitted to kissing the girl, calling and texting her, sending her photos on Snapchat, sharing confidential juvenile information with her about her boyfriend, and talking to her about a case where she was the victim of a sexual assault.

Document say the relationship stopped in 2019, “when (the girl’s) father discovered them together in Morrison’s truck.” That’s when Morrison says he first realized his relationship with (the girl) might appear to others to be inappropriate.”

Morrison was fired from the Topeka Police Department after being charged with a misdemeanor charge of criminal record dissemination violation and official misconduct; using confidential information for personal gain.

Sky Palma

Before launching DeadState back in 2012, Sky Palma has been blogging about politics, social issues and religion for over a decade. He lives in Los Angeles and also enjoys Brazilian jiu jitsu, chess, music and art.