A Piedmont police officer is facing a criminal charge stemming from alleged improper conduct at the Piedmont City Jail.
Piedmont Police Chief Steven Tidwell said in a statement that Officer Deon Harris-Brown was arrested Wednesday for committing prohibited acts with an inmate.
No other details regarding the case was made public.
Tidwell said the arrest followed a joint investigation that included local police agencies and the Alabama Bureau of Investigation.
Harris-Brown was placed in the Calhoun County Jail Thursday where he awaits a bond hearing.