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Fall River police officer fired after allegedly engaging in inappropriate relationship with 17-year-old



The Fall River Police Department stated Wednesday that an officer has been fired.

In June, 38-year-old Michael Morin, an officer with the Fall River Police Department, was arrested by members of the department’s, Major Crimes Division.

According to Detective Sergeant Moses Pereira, Morin was placed on paid administrative leave on Friday, May 29, when the department discovered that he allegedly had engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old juvenile and had received, and was in possession of, inappropriate photographs of the juvenile in violation of the law.

FRPD issued the following statement at the time.

“Police Officers, especially those who work for the Fall River Police Department must be held to a higher standard in both their personal and professional lives. We do not accept any behavior that does not reflect the morals and values of the Fall River Police Department, or which violates the trust and respect that our officers work hard every day to earn.”

Pereira stated that Morin was terminated on November 10th.

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