Veteran IMPD officer arrested for DUI at beginning of shift

IMPD officer Bryan Neal
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Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officer Bryan Neal, a ten-year veteran,  was arrested Friday evening by an IMPD supervisor for DUI and sent to the Marion County Arrestee Processing Center.

Officer Neal was arrested at the beginning of his shift around 11 p.m. at an IMPD district headquarters and faces a preliminary charge of Operating a Vehicle While Intoxicated.

Officer Neal was immediately suspended without pay, and his police equipment confiscated and his police authority revoked. He will face an internal affairs investigation by IMPD’s Internal Affairs and Special Investigation Unit.

In the coming days, IMPD Chief Rick Hite will review the facts of the case and issue an employment recommendation in accordance with IMPD’s General Orders.

 The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will review the case and make a final charging decision at a later time.