Detroit Police Officer investigated for allegedly possessing Child Porn

DETROIT, MI – A Detroit police officer is being investigated for allegedly possessing and distributing child porn.

An an eight-page criminal complaint was filed in U.S. District Court in Detroit today, Wednesday, February 22, 2017.

It is alleged that Detroit police officer Miguel Angel Martinez used an online peer-to-peer sharing program to distribute child pornography videos in September of 2016.

Miguel Martinez is now facing Federal charges.

The case unfolded through the work of an undercover sergeant with the Reno, Nevada Sheriff’s Office, who reported he found child pornography videos in a file sharing program from an IP address that allegedly belonged to Martinez.

On February 21st, a search warrant was executed at the Martinez home in Trenton and computer devices were seized at that time.

Miguel Martinez has evidently admitted to using a file sharing program to download files and said that he “may have seen” child pornography files.

Officer Martinez has been suspended with pay.

You can view the Federal Complaint against Detroit Police Officer Miguel Martinez here.