“As a result of a citizen complaint filed against Sgt. Tom Evans, the Ringgold Police Department initiated an internal investigation,” said chief Dan Bilbrey in a prepared statement Monday morning. “The investigation revealed that Sgt. Evans had failed to follow departmental directives and policies. As a result of non-compliance with the above issues, Sgt. Evans’ employment with the city of Ringgold was terminated on Friday, Feb. 15.”
Evans had been employed with the Ringgold Police Department since May 29, 2009.