Officer pleads guilty to not paying thousands in taxes

Posted at 11:52 AM, Nov 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-02 19:52:05-05

CINCINNATI — An officer with the Cincinnati Police Department pleaded guilty Monday in the U.S. District Court to not paying thousands of dollars in taxes she owed for her off-duty details.

According to court documents, Quianna Campbell, 40, didn't report over $60,000 in additional income she received from working off-duty details at various businesses around Cincinnati between 2015 and 2017.

"As a police officer, the defendant was responsible for enforcing the law,” Bryant Jackson, special agent in charge of the IRS Criminal Investigation, Cincinnati Field Office, said. "By filing false tax returns for her personal financial gain, she violated the law.”

As part of Campbell's plea, she will pay about $24,000 to the IRS.

Campbell could face up to three years in prison for filing false tax returns. She is suspended without pay from the police department, according to CPD Lt. Steve Saunders.

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