Franklin police detective faces suspension

March 10, 2010

A Franklin police detective accused of inappropriate conduct while on duty faces suspension and a possible demotion. According to the Johnson County Daily Journal, Bryan Burton is accused of giving liquor to an underage female informant, drinking alcohol while on duty, and engaging in inappropriate and sexually suggestive conversations. He also is accused of driving a confiscated car and failing to report an accident he was involved in while on duty. The Franklin Police Merit Board is recommending a 45-day suspension. Fox59 will have more at 4 p.m.