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Fort Worth Police Officer Arrested For Sexual Assault, Official Oppression, & Theft

FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) - Fort Worth Police Officer Douglas Campbell's job is to protect and serve, but now the department arrested him.

Following a nearly two month undercover investigation by police, Campbell is facing charges of sexual assault by a public servant and official oppression sexual harassment.

According to court documents obtained by CBS-11, prostitutes told police in late August that officer Campbell often hung around a motel on Riverside Drive where he tried picking them up for sex.

In one case, documents say officer Campbell exposed himself -- while still in his patrol car and in uniform -- and threatened to take a woman to jail if she didn't have sex with him.

Another woman claimed Campbell approached her in an unmarked car while still in uniform.

Douglas Campbell
(credit: Fort Worth Police)

She claims she let him touch her for fear he would arrest her if she didn't.

Documents also say a woman claimed Campbell raped a prostitute.

But they offer no other details -- and police have no comment.

The arrest affidavit goes on to say that Campbell admitted he picked up a prostitute and paid her $35 to $40 to dance for him, but said there was no sexual contact.

Campbell is also facing a theft charge.

In an arrest affidavit, police say the officer admitted he stole two dollars in an abandoned vehicle that was blocking traffic and gave it to a friend.

The vehicle was all part of an undercover operation by police.

Chief Jeffrey Halstead says he will never tolerate criminal misconduct and/or gross ethical behavior.Latest News:

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