FBI Seeking Additional Victims of Suffolk County Police Officer Charged Today with Civil Rights Violation
Suffolk County Police Officer Christopher McCoy was charged today with depriving an arrestee of the right to bodily integrity by forcing her to perform a sexual act in the precinct.
According to the complaint (as the introductory phrase signifies, the entirety of the description of the alleged activity set forth herein constitutes only allegations, and every fact described should be treated as an allegation), on March 16, 2017, while on duty, McCoy arrested Jane Doe as she was the subject of several outstanding warrants in connection with unresolved vehicle and traffic offenses. Jane Doe was transported to the First Precinct in Wyandanch. During arrest processing, while McCoy and Jane Doe were alone in the precinct’s juvenile room, McCoy forced Jane Doe to perform oral sex. Upon her release, Jane Doe promptly reported the incident.
McCoy was arrested this morning by FBI agents on Long Island.
“This type of behavior is outrageous. It won’t be tolerated within our criminal justice system, and those who subject others to such cruel conduct will be swiftly removed from serving in any official capacity. Many thanks to our partners from the Suffolk County Police Department for working with us and providing assistance throughout the course of this investigation, which is currently ongoing. We ask any individuals who may have been a victim of Officer McCoy to call us at (212) 384-2166,” said Assistant Director in Charge William F. Sweeney, Jr.
The FBI's New York office asks that anyone who believes they may have been a victim of Officer Christopher McCoy to call (212) 384-2166.