WALDORF, Md. – On May 6, a Charles County Grand Jury indicted NiJee Pierre McWillis, a Charles County correctional officer, with two misdemeanor prices: misconduct in workplace and unauthorized entry to computer systems and associated materials.
McWillis had already been relieved of his duties and suspended in March of 2022 after the Agency was made conscious that he was alleged to have violated the privateness of an arrestee’s cellular phone in the course of the reserving course of.
In accordance with Agency coverage, the CCSO’s Office of Professional Responsibility carried out an administrative investigation and the Criminal Investigations Division collaborated with the Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office to deal with the potential violations of Maryland Law.
On May 10, McWillis, a four-year-veteran of the Agency, was served a felony summons to seem in court docket.
Sheriff Troy D. Berry mentioned, “I want to keep our community up to date on this investigation and reassure them that we investigated these allegations to the fullest extent. This correctional officer’s actions are contrary to the values and the professionalism of the Agency.”
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to sustaining public belief and encourages anybody with a grievance to contact the company or submit a grievance by way of the CCSO web site: www.ccso.us.