Jacksonville Police Officer Fired, Charged With Out-Of-State Child Sex Crime

Aug 25, 2020

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday announced the arrest of a police officer, who is facing criminal sex charges in a case out of Michigan.

According to Undersheriff Pat Ivey, Officer David Gedert has been fired from the Sheriff’s Office. He was with the department for 21 months.

Ivey said Gedert was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a child under age 13 on warrants from police in Kalamazoo County. He said it stemmed from an incident six years ago.

Read more about his arrest from WJCT News partner News4Jax.