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Two Memphis Area Cops Fired, Firefighter Charged with Rape

BARTLETT, TN - Two rookie police officers were fired and a firefighter was charged with rape following a weekend pool party in Bartlett.

Brandon Faulkner, a firefighter in nearby Collierville, is charged with raping a woman who attended the party at the residence he shares with wife Carey Faulkner.

Carey Faulkner, a Bartlett police officer, was suspended with pay pending further investigation by the police department's internal affairs bureau.

Officers Jonathon Poe and Jack Fullwood were fired for "behaviour unbecoming an officer."

The woman filing the complaint said she was assaulted at the party Saturday and again early Sunday at her residence.

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