Investigative Report

Internal Affairs Report



San Diego, California, USA

Subject of Investigation:

Christopher Hays

Report Date:

May 13, 2014

Report Metadata


San Diego Police Department

Incident Date:

December 23, 2013


Jeffery Peterson

Investigator Employer:

San Diego Police Department

Findings Summary

Officer Christopher HAYS, while on-duty and in uniform, committed crimes against [REDACTED] and [REDACTED].

Findings Conclusion

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This report was added on May 04, 2021.

Sustained Findings

When the investigation discloses sufficient evidence to establish that the act occurred and that it constituted misconduct


California Penal Code Section 236

On February 18, 2014, Officer HAYS was criminally charged by the District Attorney's Office with two counts of felony false imprisonment by menace [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] and three counts of misdemeanor sexual battery [REDACTED] [REDACTED] and [REDACTED]

Although Officer HAYS has not been charged with crimes against [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] their statements show a similar pattern of conduct by Officer HAYS.


San Diego Police Department Policy 9.29 (Truthfulness Policy)

Officer Christopher HAYS was untruthful in his Internal Affairs interview and he knowingly falsified information on a CAD incident.


San Diego Police Department Policy 4.01 IV.B.6. (Stop/Detention and Pat Down Procedures)

Officer Christopher HAYS failed to perform his duties per the Department's Policies and Procedures.


San Diego Police Department Policy 6.03 V.B. (Field Interview Report)

Officer Christopher HAYS retained and stored official police documents in his Department locker.

Search and Seizure

San Diego Police Department Policy 4.01 IV.C. (Pat Down Procedures)

Officer Christopher Hays searched [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] without a witness officer present.


San Diego Police Department Policy 9.06 (Unbecoming Conduct Policy)

Officer HAYS conducted himself in a manner that brought himself and the Department into disrepute.

Not Sustained Findings

When the investigation discloses that there is insufficient evidence to sustain the complaint or fully exonerate the employee

Search and Seizure

Officer Christopher HAYS searched [REDACTED].

Officer YEE'S account of how she searched [REDACTED] was consistent with how [REDACTED] said she was searched. However, [REDACTED] said Officer HAYS searched her first then a female officer searched her later. Based on the statements, I am unable to prove or disprove if Officer HAYS conducted a search of

[REDACTED]. This allegation is NOT SUSTAINED.