Westport detective on leave pending probe of ‘consensual’ relationships

Posted 2/25/20

The Westport Police Department has placed Detective Jeff Majewski, the department’s former long-time public information officer, on paid administrative leave pending an internal …

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Westport detective on leave pending probe of ‘consensual’ relationships

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The Westport Police Department has placed Detective Jeff Majewski, the department’s former long-time public information officer, on paid administrative leave pending an internal investigation.

Westport Police Sergeant Christopher Dunn released the following statement Monday:

“The Westport Police was made aware that a member of the department, Detective Jeffrey Majewski, was involved in a consensual relationship with two women.  If there is any violation of departmental policy, it will be handled accordingly.  At this time, we have no reason to believe that he violated any criminal law.  

“Detective Majewski has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the administrative investigation.

“Particularly to look after those who expressed the desire to be confidential and to protect the privacy and rights of all parties, there is no further comment.”

Asked by Westport Shorelines for a response, Detective Majewski wrote, 

“I was told by an ex girlfriend that she wasn’t going to be happy until I lost my job and ended up on the other side of the news.  Any other comment may compromise the department investigation. I understand why I was placed on leave and it is my hope the facts come out at the end of the investigation.”

Before Sergeant Dunn took over as public information officer, Detective Majewski held the position for many years, providing press releases and comment on important cases. Among those cases were the two animal cruelty cases at the American Legion Highway tenant farm during which he was a department spokesman to media from across the nation and also provided testimony to local boards and in court.

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